Table 3.

Correlation between histopathologic and early metabolic response

Metabolic responseHistopathology
Responder (≥95% necrosis)Nonresponder (<95% necrosis)
Responder (≥35% decrease in SUV)814Positive predictive value 8 of 22 = 36%
Nonresponder (<35% decrease in SUV)028Negative predictive value 28 of 28 = 100%
Sensitivity 8 of 8 = 100%Specificity 28 of 42 = 67%