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Table 3 Risk factors for postoperative acute exacerbation in IPF patients assessed using multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: 18F-FDG PET/CT predicts acute exacerbation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after thoracic surgery

Characteristics* Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) P value
SUVmax 3.680 (0.913–14.840) 0.067
SUVmean 4.660 (0.806–26.941) 0.086
SUVR 29.262 (1.379–621.125) 0.030
SUVmeanTF 3.709 (1.052–13.080) 0.041
SUVRTF 20.592 (1.725–245.841) 0.017
  1. IPF, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; SUV, standardized uptake value; SUVmax, maximum standardized uptake value; SUVmean, mean standardized uptake value; SUVR, standardized uptake value ratio; SUVmeanTF, tissue fraction-corrected mean standardized uptake; SUVRTF, tissue fraction-corrected standardized
  2. *Each variable was adjusted by GAP index