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Table 3 MET PET findings in patients with newly diagnosed gliomas according to the glioma group

From: Fractal analysis of 11C-methionine PET in patients with newly diagnosed glioma

MET PET Lower grade glioma (n = 6) Higher grade glioma (n = 7) Glioblastoma (n = 34)
Parameter Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
SUVmax 4.17 0.78 5.91 2.02 6.96 1.99
T/N ratio 2.95 1.75 4.08 1.93 4.94 1.49
MTV 3.28 2.91 15.05 22.26 14.07 9.99
TLMU 10.03 8.81 51.06 73.52 65.38 55.58
FD 0.000336 0.000114 0.000162 0.000067 0.000158 0.000095
  1. SUVmax maximum standardized uptake value, MTV metabolic tumor volume, TLMU total lesion MET uptake, FD fractal dimension