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Table 4 Relation of pathological results of the studied patients with PET-CT findings in follow up patients with colorectal carcinoma after adjuvant chemotherapy

From: FDG PET/CT in follow UP patients with colorectal carcinoma after adjuvant chemotherapy

  Pathology Test value P-value Sig.
Adenocarcinoma Mucinous
No. = 26 No. = 4
Recurrence Positive 0.192* 0.661 NS
   16 (61.5%) 2 (50.0%)  
Local spread Positive 0.192* 0.661 NS
   16 (61.5%) 2 (50.0%)  
Metastases Positive 6.036* 0.014 S
   17 (65.4%) 0 (0.0%)  
Hepatic deposits Positive 3.077* 0.079 NS
   12 (46.2%) 0 (0.0%)  
Pulmonary deposits Positive 1.678* 0.195 NS
   8 (30.8%) 0 (0.0%)  
Local LNs Positive 0.192* 0.661 NS
   16 (61.5%) 2 (50.0%)  
Distant LNs Positive 2.672* 0.102 NS
   11 (42.3%) 0 (0.0%)  
Bone deposits Positive 1.154* 0.283 NS
   6 (23.1%) 0 (0.0%)  
Peritoneal deposits Positive 0.710* 0.399 NS
   4 (15.4%) 0 (0.0%)  
False + ve Positive 0.513* 0.474 NS
   3 (11.5%) 0 (0.0%)  
False –ve Positive 21.667* 0.000 HS
   0 (0.0%) 3 (75.0%)  
  1. *Chi-square test