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Table 1 Relationship between pathologic characteristics and Nrf2 and SUVmax

From: Clinically significant association of elevated expression of nuclear factor E2-related factor 2 expression with higher glucose uptake and progression of upper urinary tract cancer

  Nrf2 SUVmax
Number mean ± S.D p value Number mean ± S.D p value
tumor 107 2.9 ± 2.1 P <  0.0001 42 7.3 ± 3.6  
non-tumor 107 set at 1.0   
Location
renal pelvis 48 2.8 ± 1.3 P = 0.4729 19 7.8 ± 3.2 P = 0.6273
ureter 59 3.3 ± 1.7 23 7.4 ± 3.8
Size (diameter)
2.7 cm > 54 2.1 ± 1.5 P < 0.0001 21 4.6 ± 2.5 P = 0.0029
>  2.7 cm 53 4.8 ± 2.9 21 9.9 ± 5.1
Grade
Grade 1 11 2.3 ± 1.2 P < 0.0001 6 4.3 ± 0.3 P = 0.0043
Grade 2 54 2.0 ± 1.4 21 5.8 ± 1.7
Grade 3 42 3.8 ± 2.5 15 9.4 ± 4.5
pT
< pT1 22 1.9 ± 1.4 P < 0.0001 7 5.4 ± 2.2 P = 0.0024
pT2 35 2.1 ± 1.4 13 5.9 ± 1.1
pT3 38 3.0 ± 1.8 14 8.9 ± 3.8
pT4 12 5.7 ± 3.2 8 12.5 ± 5.6
pN
pN0 89 2.5 ± 1.9 P = 0.0084 29 6.9 ± 3.1 P = 0.0162
pN1–2 18 4.2 ± 2.7 13 13.7 ± 5.2
LVI
LVI 0 43 1.8 ± 0.9 P < 0.0001 17 5.8 ± 1.9 P = 0.0234
LVI 1 64 3.8 ± 2.4 25 8.3 ± 4.3