Correlation between maximum standardized uptake values on FDG-PET and microenvironmental factors in patients with clinical stage IA radiologic pure-solid lung adenocarcinoma

The maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) on positron emission tomography with [18  F] fluorodeoxyglucose (18 F-FDG PET) is a promising modality for predicting the prognosis and invasiveness of lung adenocarcinoma. [1,2] Especially in cases where tumors had pure-solid appearances on thin-section CT scans, the SUVmax on PET reflected the levels of tumor invasiveness and had a g reat effect on the prognoses. [3] The SUVmax has been shown to be associated with histology in lung cancer. The low SUVmax levels correlated well with lepidic predominance among clinical stage IA radiologic pure-solid lung adenocarcinoma patients.
Source: Lung Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research

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