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Table 1 The mean and range of maximum SUV in patients of each disease

From: F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for differential diagnosis of pancreatic tumors

Disease Malignant/Benign No. of Patients Mean SUV max (Range)
Pancreatic ductal cancer Malignant 80 5.4 (1.6-11.8)
Mass-forming chronic pancreatitis Benign 10 2.0 (1.2-5.3)
Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma Malignant 18 5.5 (1.5-13.8)
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm Benign 12 1.7 (1.1-2.3)
Neuroendocrine carcinoma Malignant 4  
      Non-functioning islet cell carcinoma   4 9.0 (3.3-13.8)
Neuroendocrine tumor Benign 12  
      Insulinoma   7 1.6 (1.1-2.0)
      Glucagonoma   2 1.9 (1.8-2.0)
      Gastrinoma   1 1.8
      Non-functioning islet cell tumor   2 2.2 (1.9-2.4)
  1. SUV: standardized uptake value, SUVmav: maximum SUV.