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Table 5 Multivariate linear COX regression assessing associations between parameters from 18F-FDG PET/CT and prognosis in patients with positive c-Met expression

From: Volumetric parameters on 18F-FDG PET/CT predict the survival of patients with gastric cancer associated with their expression status of c-MET

Variables PFSb PFSc OSb OSc
HR P HR P HR P HR P
Findings on PET/CT
 Distant metastasis 5.620 <  0.001 5.650 <  0.001 3.026 0.002 3.151 0.002
 Locoregionala 1.000   1.000   1.000   1.000  
SUVmax 0.819 0.582 0.788 0.510 1.306 0.530 1.268 0.486
SUVpeak 1.313 0.558 1.372 0.498 0.727 0.552 0.761 0.537
MTV 1.005 0.274    1.009 0.024   
TLG    1.001 0.350    1.003 0.021
  1. Note. PET/CT positron emission tomography/computed tomography, SUV standardized uptake value, Max maximum, MTV metabolic tumor volume, TLG total lesion glycolysis, PFS progression free survival, OS overall survival, HR hazards ratio. a, reference group. b This model used MTV, not TLG. c This model used TLG, not MTV