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Table 6 Comparison between CT and PET/CT between 1st and 2nd follow-up cases regarding local recurrence and distant metastasis:

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

Levels CT PET CT Test of significance
Local tumor recurrence    
No 36 (78.3%) 31 (67.4%) Fisher test
Yes 10 (21.7%) 9 (19.6%) 0.282
Progression 0 (0.0) 2 (4.3%)  
Regression 0 (0.0) 2 (4.3%)  
Remitted 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
Stationary 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
Peritoneal deposits    
No 37 (80.4%) 11 (23.9%) Fisher test
Yes 6 (13.0%) 17 (37.0%) < 0.001*
De novo 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
Progressed 1 (2.2%) 5 (10.9%)  
Regressed 2 (4.3%) 4 (8.7%)  
Remitted 0 (0.0) 5 (10.9%)  
Stationary 0 (0.0) 3 (6.5%)  
Suspicious abdominal LNs    
Yes 12 (26.1) 10 (22.7%) Fisher test
No 34 (73.9) 23 (52.3%) 0.0047*
De novo 0 (0.0) 2 (4.5%)  
Progressed 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3%)  
Regressed 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3%)  
Remitted 0 (0.0) 7 (15.9%)  
Suspicious Pelvic LNs    
Yes 5 (10.9%) 12 (26.1%) Fisher test
No 40 (87.0%) 24 (52.2%) 0.001*
De novo 0 (0.0) 2 (4.3%)  
Progressed 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
Regressed 1 (2.2%) 1 (2.2%)  
Remitted 0 (0.0) 6 (13.0%)  
Distant organ Metastasis    
Yes 5 (10.9%) 7 (15.2%) Fisher test
No 40 (87.0%) 31 (67.4%) 0.119
De novo 0 (0.0%) 4 (8.7%)  
Progressed 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
Regressed 1 (2.2) 1 (2.2%)  
Remitted 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
Stationary 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2%)  
End results    
No 22 (47.8%) 11 (23.9%) Chi-square test
Yes 24 (52.2%) 35 (76.1%) 0.03