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Table 2 Comparison between PET/CT findings and final diagnosis in all five groups

From: Diagnostic role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in recurrence detection of surgically treated gastric cancer: a cross-sectional study

PET/CT findingsFinal diagnosis 
PresentAbsentP value
n%n% 
Locoregional recurrencePresent975.0%718.4%0.001
Absent325.0%3181.6%
Regional lymph node recurrencePresent13100.0%00.0%< 0.001
Absent00.0%37100.0%
Liver metastasisPresent10100.0%00.0%< 0.001
Absent00.0%40100.0%
Peritoneum metastasisPresent13100.0%12.7%< 0.001
Absent00.0%3697.3%
Distant metastasisPresent29100.0%314.3%< 0.001
Absent00.0%1885.7%