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Table 4 Comparison between CT and PET/CT in detection of local tumor recurrence, peritoneal deposits, regional LNS and distant organ metastasis

From: Role of 18F FDG PET/CT in evaluation of post-operative ovarian carcinoma

  CT PET/CT Fisher test
  n (%) n (%)  
Local tumor recurrence    
Yes 3 (6%) 16 (32%) p = 0.237
No 47 (94%) 34 (68%)  
Peritoneal deposits    
Yes 11 (22%) 34 (68%) p = 0.081
No 39 (78%) 16 (32%  
Suspicious abdominal    
LNS    p = 0.308
Yes 4 (8%) 22 (44%)  
No 46 (92%) 28 (56%)  
Suspicious pelvic LNS    
Yes 7 (14%) 16 (32%) p = 0.0001*
No 43 (86%) 34 (68%)  
Distant organ metastasis    
No 42 (84%) 32 (64%) p = 1
Yes 8 (16%) 18 (36%)  
Pulmonary 2 1  
Hepatic 3 2  
Nodal 0 3  
Hepatic + nodal 0 1  
Pulmonary + adrenal 0 1  
Pulmonary + nodal 0 1  
Pulmonary + nodal + renal 0 3  
Nodal + Hepatic + Brain + LT Adrenal + renal 0 1  
End results    
Yes 19 (38%) 44 (88%)  
No 31 (62%) 6 (12%) p = 0.387