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Table 1 Characteristics of all patients

From: Diagnostic accuracy of 13N-ammonia PET, 11C-methionine PET and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET: a comparative study in patients with suspected cerebral glioma

  All LGG HGG Non-glioma tumors NNL
N 90 27 30 10 23
Age range (mean ± SD, y) 3–78 (40.0 ± 14.0) 3–67 (34.0 ± 13.9) 14–61 (43.5 ± 12.6) 21–69 (42.0 ± 15.3) 22–78 (41.6 ± 14.0)
Sex (M: F) 3:2 19:8 16:14 3:7 16:7
Final diagnose   WHO Grade I WHO Grade III  
PA 4 AA 4
WHO Grade II AO 3
DA 1 AE 1
GA 1 Astrocytoma 11
OD 4 WHO Grade IV
OA 1 GBM 11
Astrocytoma 16   
  1. LGG low-grade glioma, HGG high-grade glioma, NNL non-neoplastic lesions, PA pilocytic astrocytoma, DA diffuse astrocytoma, GA gemistocytic astrocytoma, OD oligodendroglioma, OA oligoastrocytoma, AA anaplastic astrocytoma, AO anaplastic oligodendroglioma, AE anaplastic ependymoma, GBM glioblastoma