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Table 5 Diagnostic performance of SUVs normalized by SUV in the liver for H. Pylori infection

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

Predictive Indicators AUC Cut-off Sensitivity Specificity 95 % CI of AUC P value
Maximun SUVmax 0.739 1.64 64.9 % 72.5 % 0.637 – 0.841 <0.001
Mean SUVmax 0.796 1.31 81.1 % 74.5 % 0.700 – 0.892 <0.001
Maximum SUVmean 0.738 1.37 83.8 % 60.8 % 0.635 – 0.841 <0.001
Mean SUVmean 0.791 1.15 81.1 % 72.5 % 0.695 – 0.887 <0.001
Diagnostic performance of SUVs normalized by SUV in the liver for chronic atrophic gastritis
 Maximun SUVmax 0.721 1.44 73.3 % 60.7 % 0.596 – 0.847 0.01
 Mean SUVmax 0.793 1.25 76.7 % 78.6 % 0.686 – 0.900 <0.001
 Maximum SUVmean 0.711 1.25 83.3 % 60.7 % 0.583 – 0.838 0.02
 Mean SUVmean 0.790 1.09 78.3 % 75.0 % 0.682 – 0.897 <0.001