Table 1: Characteristics of patients.

Patient numberSurgery -FP increaseBiopsyRecurrenceCI findings 18F-FDG-PET/CT findings

1TxYesDoneYesHepatic recurrenceAdditional abdominal findings
2TxNoDoneYesNegativeHepatic recurrence
3TxYesDoneYesHepatic recurrence and lung metastasesAdditional lung lesions
4TxYesDoneYesHepatic recurrenceAdditional hepatic lesions
5SxYesNot doneNoNegativeNegative
6SxYesDoneYesNegativeEpigastric lesion
7TxYesDoneYesNegativeDiaphragmatic lesion
8SxYesDoneYesPerisplenic lesionAdditional perisplenic lesion
9TxYesDoneYesNegativeAbdominal wall lesions

CI: conventional imaging; Tx: liver transplantation; Sx: hepatectomy.