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Table 2 Characteristics of nodules

From: Relation between nodule size and 18F-FDG-PET SUV for malignant and benign pulmonary nodules.

   Number of nodules SUVmax
Groups MS in cm Total M (%) B (%) M (SD) B (SD)
≤ 1.0 cm 0.78 28 13 (47) 15 (53) 3.28 (1.28) 3.34 (1.09)
1.1–2.0 cm 1.58 58 42 (72) 16 (28) 5.52 (2.64) 4.90 (3.98)
2.1–3.3 cm 2.61 47 36 (76) 11 (24) 9.27 (5.33) 4.67 (2.72)
> 3.0 cm 5.08 69 55 (80) 14 (20) 10.67 (4.84) 5.78 (3.12)
  1. MS = mean size, cm = centimeter, M = malignant, B = benign, SD = standard deviation