Table 4

Hepatic metastases based on staging method and AJCC T-category

T-categoryHepatic metastases onlyHepatic metastases and involvement of other sites
Not staged by PET/CT
N=23
Staged by PET/CT
N=23
Not staged by PET/CT
N=7
Staged by PET/CT
N=10
T13 (12%)4 (17%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
T25 (22%)4 (17%)6 (86%)3 (30%)
T35 (22%)10 (44%)1 (14%)5 (50%)
T410 (44%)5 (22%)0 (0%)2 (20%)
  • .AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer, 8th edition; PET, positron emission tomography; PET/CT, combination PET with synchronous CT analysis.