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Table 3 F-18-FDG PET/CT results after self-locking screw insertion with PC

From: Joint-preserving palliative surgery using self-locking screws of intramedullary nail and percutaneous cementoplasty for proximal humeral metastasis in the advanced cancer patients

Number Evaluation of self-locking screws with PC area Pre-op. SUVmax (op. site) Post-op. SUVmax (op. site) Evaluation of naive bone metastasis area Pre-op. SUVmax (naive bone metastasis) Post-op. SUVmax (naive bone metastasis)
1 Stable 4.38 4.27 Aggravated (T9 spine) 6.69 9.73
2 Improved 6.46 2.64 Aggravated (pleura) 1.56 5.78
3 Improved 6.76 3.58 Aggravated (sternum) 1.71 6.12
4 Improved 31.92 26.71 Aggravated (right clavicle) 8.66 21.95
5 Improved 7.48 3.19 Improved (left femur) 5.19 2.36
6 Stable 3.34 3.97 Aggravated (right lung) 2.19 2.69
7 Improved 11.42 5.51 Aggravated (right humerus) 2.80 3.84
8 Aggravated 3.48 7.36 Aggravated (right 8th rib) 3.39 6.17
9 Stable 3.30 4.03 Aggravated (L2 spine) 2.68 3.94
  1. PET positron emission tomography, CT computed tomography, SUVmax maximum standardized uptake value