International Journal of Endocrinology / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Gender-Specific Risk of Central Compartment Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Table 3

Multivariate analysis of the correlation between clinical factors of the primary tumor and rate of CLNM in all PTC patients.


Gender (female)0.4750.304–0.7440.001
Age (≥45 y)0.2640.181–0.386<0.001
Margin (irregular)1.3780.947–2.0060.094
Tumor size (>1 cm)2.511.61–3.915<0.001
Multifocality (multifocal)1.7661.202–2.5950.004

CLNM: central lymph node metastases.

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