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Table 5 Relation of treatment 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

  Chemo/radio Test value P-value Sig.
Chemo Combined
No. = 24 No. = 6
Recurrence Positive 0.139* 0.709 NS
   14 (58.3%) 4 (66.7%)  
Local spread Positive 0.139* 0.709 NS
   14 (58.3%) 4 (66.7%)  
Metastases Positive 1.663* 0.197 NS
   15 (62.5%) 2 (33.3%)  
Hepatic deposits Positive 0.139* 0.709 NS
   10 (41.7%) 2 (33.3%)  
Pulmonary deposits Positive 0.384* 0.536 NS
   7 (29.2%) 1 (16.7%)  
Local LNs Positive 0.313* 0.576 NS
   15 (62.5%) 3 (50.0%)  
Distant LNs Positive 1.292* 0.256 NS
   10 (41.7%) 1 (16.7%)  
Bone deposits Positive 0.052* 0.819 NS
   5 (20.8%) 1 (16.7%)  
Peritoneal deposits Positive 1.154* 0.283 NS
   4 (16.7%) 0 (0.0%)  
False + ve Positive 4.537* 0.033 S
   1 (4.2%) 2 (33.3%)  
False –ve Positive 0.833* 0.361 NS
   3 (12.5%) 0 (0.0%)  
  1. *Chi-square test