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Table 4 Summary of disagreements

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

  Number of events MTB opinion in contrast to specialist’s recommendation
Major
 diagnostica 4 other control interval
9 no alteration of surveillance plan
4 stop surveillance, further diagnostic or therapeutic steps
 therapeutica 1 no therapy of presumed incomplete resection
1 resection of suspicious lymph node
1 resection of suspicious pleural thickening
1 resection of pulmonary nodule
 benign to malignanta 3 interpretation of pulmonary lesion as suspicious
1 interpretation of pleural lesion as suspicious
3 interpretation of lymph node as suspicious
 malignant to benigna 1 interpretation of liver lesion as less suspicious
2 interpretation of bone lesion as less suspicious
5 interpretation of pulmonary lesion as less suspicious
2 interpretation of lymph node as less suspicous
Minor 4 lymph node size
2 pericardial effusion
1 postoperative lesion
4 lung lesions
2 bone lesions
1 liver lesion
  1. MTB multidisciplinary tumor board
  2. aone or more options per case possible, e.g. resection of suspicious mediastinal lymph nodes