Table 5: Mean or median NLR values in studies on PTC (N/R not reported).

NameYearNumber of PTC casesNLR (mean or median)Range

Liu et al. [3]20121591.941.50–2.57
Seretis et al. [2]2013523 in PTMC
3.4 in PTC
N/R
Kim et al. [5]20135421.74N/R
Lang et al. [6]20141912.680.52–16.6
Liu et al. [4]20153211.99 in <45 years
2.28 in >45 years
0.4–8.58
Cho et al. [8]201533641.860.28–16.29
Kocer et al. [16]2015652.47 with thyroiditis
2.57 without thyroiditis
N/R
Kim et al. [15]201510661.75 in <45 years
1.52 in ≥45 years
0.25–10.20
Gong et al. [14]201616120.64–6.38
Yaylaci et al. [7]2016411.9N/R
Manatakis et al.‚ÄČ2052.440.86–6.14