TABLE 1

Patients' characteristics

Subjects n65
Age years64 (41–82)
Sex n (M/F)54/11
Side of disease n (right/left)48/17
Tumour volume cm3687 (0–3539)
SUVmax5 (1.2–17.2)
Diaphragmatic TT cm2.4 (0.9–6.7)
Chest wall TT cm2.1 (0.6–7.9)
Mediastinal TT cm1.7 (0.3–6.7)
Total TT cm6.9 (2.4–21)
  • Data are presented as median (range), unless otherwise indicated. SUVmax: maximum standardised uptake value; TT: tumour thickness.