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Table 2 Local recurrences or metastases proved by reference modalities

From: FDG-PETCT versus contrast-enhanced computed tomography in diagnosis of post-therapeutic colorectal cancer recurrence and metastases

RegionNumber of regionsPET/CTCECT
Local recurrence3838 (100%)28 (73.68%)
Hepatic deposits5248 (92.3%)40 (76.9%)
Metastatic lymph nodes4040 (100%)12 (30%)
Pulmonary metastasis2824 (85.7%)22 (78.8%)
Peritoneal deposits1616 (100%)10 (62.5%)
Suprarenal metastasis22(100%)2(100%)
Osseous deposits66(100%)4(66.6%)
Total182174(95.6%)118(64.8%)