Accuracy and predictive features of FDG-PET/CT and CT for diagnosis of lymph node metastasis of T1 non-small-cell lung cancer manifesting as a subsolid nodule

European Radiology, 02/27/2012

Multivariate analysis revealed that higher SUVmax, a larger solid proportion and central location were independent predictors of lymph node (LN) metastasis. FDG–PET/CT adds little value to CT in the lymph node staging of T1 subsolid non–small–cell lung cancers (NSCLCs).

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