N Lovell
RadiologyMann–Whitney U testLung cancerLungNodule (medicine)MalignancyAdenocarcinomaContinuous variableNuclear medicineMedicineFisher's exact test
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Background PET-CT is an important test in the management of patients with solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs). There is a paucity of data on clinical characteristics, follow-up and outcomes of patients with PET negative nodules as compared to PET positive ones. Objective To compare the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with PET positive vs PET negative SPNs managed by the Lung MDT at a large teaching hospital in North England. Methods 144 patients (age range 32–92 years, 76 females...
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ee Median (range) nodule size (mm) 17.0 (9e28) 13.0 (8e23) <0.001 Growth on serial CTs/CT and PET <0.001 Yes 27 (26.2%) 12 (29.3%) No 19 (18.4%) 24 (58.5%) Data not available 57 (55.3%) 5 (12.2%)