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Table 2 Tumor characteristics

From: The correlation of SUVmax with pathological characteristics of primary tumor and the value of Tumor/ Lymph node SUVmax ratio for predicting metastasis to lymph nodes in resected NSCLC patients

Characteristic  
Mean tumor diameter 4.86 ± 1.93 cm (range: 1.5-10)
Mean tumor SUVmax 14.23 ± 7.23 (range: 2.23 ± 38.76)
Mean number of mitosis 24.91 ± 17.18 (range: 2-80), Median: 21
Grade of necrosis  
0 27 (33.3%)
1 17 (21%)
2 12 (14.8%)
3 25 (30.9)
Median grade of necrosis 1 (range: 0-3)
Grade of stromal inflammation  
1 32 (39.5%)
2 37 (45.7%)
3 12 (14.8%)
Median grade of stromal inflammation 2 (range: 1-3)