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Table 1 Patient features in the ETE and non-ETE groups

From: Radiomics based on multiparametric MRI for extrathyroidal extension feature prediction in papillary thyroid cancer

  ETE group (n = 27) Non-ETE group (n = 105) P
  Total Minimal ETE (n = 15) Gross ETE (n = 12)   
Age (years) 44.89 ± 13.82 40.13 ± 14.08 50.83 ± 11.38 45.55 ± 14.17 0.828
Diameter (mm) 13.59 ± 6.66 12.24 ± 4.93 15.29 ± 8.26 9.93 ± 4.64 0.001
Sex      
 Female 18 (66.7%) 9 (33.3%) 9 (33.3%) 83 (79.0%) 0.363
 Male 9 (33.3%) 6 (22.2%) 3 (11.1%) 22 (21.0%)  
Preoperative ultrasound      
 Subcapsular location of the tumor 15 (55.6%)    102 (97.1%) 0.000
 Extrathyroidal extension 12 (44.4%) 3 (11.1%) 9 (33.3%) 3 (2.9%)  
LN metastasis 13 (48.1%) 5 (18.5%) 8 (29.6%) 27 (25.7%) 0.024
Histological subtype 6 (22.2%) 2 (7.4%) 4 (14.8%) 10 (9.5%) 0.071