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Table 3 Comparison of SUVmax between ADC and SQC

From: Difference in prognostic values of maximal standardized uptake value on fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography and cyclooxygenase-2 expression between lung adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma

  ADC: SUVmax SQC: SUVmax
Factor Low High P value Low High P value
Pleural invasion    0.027    0.064
 No 19 19   17 9  
 Yes 2 12   1 5  
Vascular invasion    0.042    0.735
 No 17 16   9 6  
 Yes 4 15   9 8  
Nodal status    0.016    0.365
 N0 21 23   16 10  
 N1 + 2 0 8   2 4  
Cox-2 expression    0.001    0.473
 Negative 13 5   12 7  
 Positive 8 26   6 7  
Ki-67 expression    0.011    0.087
 Negative 15 11   11 4  
 Positive 6 20   7 10  
VEGF expression    0.003    0.999
 Negative 12 5   9 7  
 Positive 9 26   9 7  
  1. ADC: adenocarcinoma, Low/High = SUVmax 3.95. SQC: squamous cell carcinoma, Low/High = SUVmax 9.70. Cox-2, cyclooxygenase-2; SUVmax, maximal standardized uptake value; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor.