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Table 4 Comparison between PET/CT findings and final diagnosis in the distant metastatic subgroups

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% 
LungPresent4100.0%00.0%< 0.001
Absent00.0%46100.0%
BonePresent2100.0%00.0%0.001
Absent00.0%48100.0%
AdrenalPresent1100.0%24.1%0.060
Absent00.0%4795.9%
Mediastinal lymph nodesPresent7100.0%24.7%< 0.001
Absent00.0%4195.3%
Para-aortic lymph nodesPresent5100.0%00.0%< 0.001
Absent00.0%45100.0%
Subcutaneous/intramuscular nodulesPresent2100.0%00.0%0.001
Absent00.0%48100.0%