Table 3

Imaging results for all brain tumor patients

PatientClinical statusImaging resultsa
MRIFDGdThd
Glioblastoma multiforme
 1s/p resection, residual tumor211
 2s/p resection, ? radionecrosisb121
 3? tumor vs. radionecrosisb122
 4Tumor, ? edemab111
Anaplastic astrocytoma
 1s/p radiation resection, ? tumorb122
 2Recurrent tumor111
 3Tumor vs. radionecrosis112
 4Tumor present111
 5Tumor vs. radionecrosis120
 6Tumor present, s/p resection101
 7Nodular rim tumor212
PNETc
 1Progressive tumor222
Low-grade astrocytoma
 1Untreated tumor001
  • a 0, no abnormality; 1, mildly abnormal tracer uptake or contrast enhancement; 2, markedly abnormal tracer uptake or enhancement.

  • b Unclear status.

  • c PNET, peripheral neuro-ectodermal tumor.