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Table 4 Diagnostic rendering of PET/CT and contrast-enhanced CT in 30 patients with breast cancer to detect distant metastasis

From: Role of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in breast cancer

  LN No (30) Bone No (30)
Cancer (n= 20) Non cancer (n= 10) Cancer (n= 12) Non cancer (n= 18)
TP FN FP TN TP FN FP TN
PET/CT 20 0 2 8 11 1 0 18
CT 19 1 2 8 9 3 1 17
  Lung No (30) Liver No (30)
Cancer (n= 11) Non cancer (n= 19) Cancer (n= 5) Non cancer (n= 25)
TP FN FP TN TP FN FP TN
PET/CT 11 0 0 19 4 1 0 25
CT 8 3 5 14 2 3 4 21
  Other sites No (30)     
Cancer (n= 9) Non cancer (n= 21)     
TP FN FP TN     
PET/CT 8 1 2 19     
CT 5 4 1 20     
  1. TP true positive, FN false negative, FP false positive, TN true negative