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Table 2 Bismuth-Corlette classifications using 18F-FDG PET/CT compared with operative pathology

From: 18F-FDG PET/CT may be a suitable method for preoperative diagnosis and evaluation of Chinese older patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Operative pathology 18F-FDG PET/CT
Type I Type II Type IIIa Type IIIb Type IV Total
Type I 7 0 0 0 0 7
Type II 0 6 0 0 0 6
Type IIIa 0 1 8 0 0 9
Type IIIb 0 2 0 12 0 14
Type IV 0 0 1 1 15 17
Total 7 9 9 13 15 53
  1. 18F-FDG PET/CT 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography