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Table 2 The SUVs of 18 F-FDG in the stomach in associated with Helicobacter pylori infection

From: 18F-FDG uptake in the stomach on screening PET/CT: value for predicting Helicobacter pylori infection and chronic atrophic gastritis

  H. pylori(+) N = 37 H. pylori(-) N = 51
SUVmax (mean ± SD)
 Fornix 4.01 ± 0.80 3.38 ± 0.97++
 Corpus 3.70 ± 0.95** 2.71 ± 0.90*+
 Antrum 3.58 ± 1.12*** 2.68 ± 0.99*+
 Maximum 4.36 ± 0.88 3.57 ± 1.01
 Mean 3.76 ± 0.78 2.93 ± 0.80+
SUVmean (mean ± SD)
 Fornix 3.62 ± 0.71 3.06 ± 0.90++
 Corpus 3.31 ± 0.87*** 2.39 ± 0.83*+
 Antrum 3.06 ± 0.96** 2.30 ± 0.87*+
 Maximum 3.90 ± 0.74 3.19 ± 0.92+
 Mean 3.33 ± 0.67 2.58 ± 0.73+
  1. Significant difference between each region and fornix at same group (*P < 0.001, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.05)
  2. Significant difference between H. Pylori (+) and H. Pylori (-) at same region (+P < 0.001, ++P < 0.01, +++P < 0.05)