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Table 3 Univariate Cox proportional hazard regression analysis of PET/CT parameters in predicting HT risk

From: Significance of initial, interim and end-of-therapy 18F-FDG PET/CT for predicting transformation risk in follicular lymphoma

  HT Non-HT HR 95%CI P-value
SUVbaseline (median, range) 16.9 (2.12–29.72) 7.9 (0.7–46.6) 1.073 1.031–1.115 0.000
 Low-grade subgroup 9.64 (7.1–24.7) 7.7 (0.7–24.7) 1.224 1.033–1.449 0.019
 High-grade subgroup 19.3 (2.12–29.72) 8 (1.5–46.6) 1.055 1.009–1.103 0.017
SUVinterim (median, range) 2.49 (0–17.3) 3 (0–11.4) 1.113 0.955–1.298 0.170
 Low-grade subgroup 17.3 (17.3–17.3) 3.7 (0–11.4)
 High-grade subgroup 2.6 (0–14.5) 2.5 (0–10.7) 1.078 0.861–1.351 0.512
SUVend (median, range) 7.3 (0–20.2) 2.5 (0–15.5) 1.163 1.023–1.323 0.021
 Low-grade subgroup 2.9 (0–15.5) -
 High-grade subgroup 8.5 (0–20.2) 0.57 (0–8.8) 1.147 1.022–1.288 0.020
Deauvilleinterim
(1–3/4/5–6)
6/0/2 25/24/6 0.926 0.578–1.482 0.784
Deauvilleend
(1–3/4/5–6)
2/1/3 44/16/10 1.306 0.829–2.054 0.249