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Table 4 Comparison of the incidence of adverse pathological features found in thyroid cancers of patients with and without preoperative VCP

From: Preoperative vocal cord paralysis and its association with malignant thyroid disease and other pathological features

Patients with malignant pathology
  Without VCP With preop VCP p-value
Perineural invasion 13 (1.13 %) 2 (10.5 %) 0.0028
Lymphovascular invasion 123 (10.76 %) 3 (15.78 %) 0.4837
Extrathyroidal extension 151 (13.21 %) 4 (21.05 %) 0.2700