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Table 3 Prediction of non-curative operation in patients who underwent operation (n = 133)

From: The efficacy of preoperative PET/CT for prediction of curability in surgery for locally advanced gastric carcinoma

  n Sensitivity Specificity Accuracy Positive predictive value
Enhanced CT Scan
(Suspicious
non-curability)
18 0.176 0.879 0.699 0.333
Tumor SUV > 5 54 0.676 0.687 0.684 0.426
Tumor SUV > 7 24 0.353 0.879 0.744 0.500
Tumor SUV > 9 17 0.265 0.919 0.752 0.530
Local LN
SUV uptake (+)
29 0.441 0.859 0.752 0.517
SUV > 5 and LN (+) 21 0.352 0.910 0.767 0.571
  1. CT, computed tomography, SUV, standardized uptake value, LN, lymph nodes