Skip to main content

Table 1 Distribution of the studied patients according to different parameters

From: The added value of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in assessment of treatment response of secondary malignant osseous lesions: our experience

  Number of the patients (n: 45) Percentage
Sex
 Females 24 53.33%
 Males 21 46.66%
Primary malignancy
 Breast 24 53.33%
 Lymphoma 12 26.66%
 Lung 9 20%
Location of the highest SUV max lesion
 Spine 18 40.04%
 Sternum 6 13.33%
 Iliac bones 15 33.33%
 Shoulder girdle 3 6.65%
 Proximal femur 3 6.65%
CT pattern of the lesions
 Sclerotic 12 26.66%
 Mixed lytic and sclerotic 21 46.66%
 Radiologically occult 12 26.66%
Response to systemic treatment
 Responders 36 80%
 Non responders 9 20%