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Table 1 Tumor characteristics

From: Comparison of novel multi-level Otsu (MO-PET) and conventional PET segmentation methods for measuring FDG metabolic tumor volume in patients with soft tissue sarcoma

Information Number (%)
(n = 48)
Range of SUVmax
(mean)
Range of GTV (cm3)
(mean)
Histology
 Liposarcoma 10 (20.8%) 3.4015.94
(7.73)
111.17–1532.36
(561.66)
 Malignant fibrous histocytomas 17 (35.4%) 5.37–28.19
(14.97)
17.17–2336.46
(632.67)
 Leiomyosarcoma 9 (18.8%) 3.98–29.99
(13.36)
54.18–420.72
(227.38)
 Synovial sarcoma 5 (10.4%) 6.78–28.71
(13.78)
35.11–543.73
(262.59)
 Fibrosarcoma 1 (2.1%) 5.39 79.22
 Extraskeletal bone sarcoma 3 (6.3%) 7.80–27.77
(22.68)
206.06–743.95
(403.11)
 Other 3 (6.3%) 9.18–17.46
(12.30)
79.90–727.70
(402.13)
Location of primary tumor
 Pelvis 8 (16.7%)   
 Thigh 29 (60.4%)   
 Calf 5 (10.4%)   
 Knee 2 (4.2%)   
 Upper extremity 4 (8.3%)   
Grade
 High 26 (54.2%)   
 Intermediate 15 (31.3%)   
 Lower 4 (8.3%)   
 Ungraded 3 (6.3%)