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Table 2 Number of metastatic LNs in the two groups

From: Lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma in the context of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

  HT Non-HT Pa
Central LNM
 Patients 70 144  
 Number of dissected LNs 8.8 ± 4.9 7.2 ± 4.3 0.02
 Number of metastasis LNs 3.0 ± 2.4 4.3 ± 4.3 0.01
 Ratio, metastasis/ dissected LNs 0.38 ± 0.27 0.54 ± 0.33 < 0.01
Lateral LNM
 Patients 15 36  
 Number of dissected LNs 12.8 ± 6.9 13.9 ± 8.1 0.82
 Number of metastasis LNs 4.1 ± 2.5 4.3 ± 3.9 0.63
 Ratio, metastasis/ dissected LNs 0.32 ± 0.13 0.32 ± 0.17 0.97
  1. aStudent t test