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Table 3 Agreement between specialist’s and MTB’s image interpretations

From: Image analysis in posttreatment non-small cell lung cancer surveillance: specialists’ interpretations reviewed by the thoracic multidisciplinary tumor board

Outcomea Total number of surveillance studies
n = 266
PET-CT
n = 129
CE-CT
n = 137
Agreement 232 (87.2) 114 (88.4) 118 (86.1)
 positive 39 (14.7) 22 (17.1) 17 (12.4)
 negative 193 (72.6) 92 (71.3) 101 (73.7)
Disagreement 34 (12.8) 15 (11.6) 19 (13.9)
 major 20 (7.5) 9 (6.9) 11 (8.0)
  diagnostic 17 (6.4) 9 (6.9) 8 (5.8)
  therapeutic 4 (1.5) 3 (2.3) 1 (0.7)
  benign to malignant 7 (2.6) 3 (2.3) 4 (2.9)
  malignant to benign 10 (3.7) 5 (3.8) 5 (3.6)
 minor 14 (5.3) 6 (4.6) 8 (5.8)
  1. MTB multidisciplinary tumor board, PET-CT integrated F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography, CE-CT contrast-enhanced computed tomography
  2. aDefinitions: see Table 1, data presented as number (%). No statistically significant differences between PET-CT and CE-CT were observed