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Table 7 Comparison of potentially missed and detected malignant nodules between 1 and 1.5 cm

From: Re-visiting the ATA 2015 sonographic guidelines - who are we missing?: A retrospective review

  Detected N = 74 Potentially Missed N = 47 χ2 p
  n % n %   
Age (years)
 < 45 31 42 20 43 0.005 0.943
 ≥45 43 58 27 57
Sex
 Male 11 15 11 23 1.397 0.2372
 Female 63 85 36 77
Tumor type
 Micropapillary 19 26 4 9 7.156 0.0671
 Papillary 53 72 43 92
 Medullary 1 1 0 0
 Follicular 1 1 0 0
T stage
 1 57 77 36 77 0.755 0.8603
 2 1 1 1 2
 3 15 20 10 21
 4 1 1 0 0
Stage
 1 62 84 34 72 4.409 0.2206
 2 1 1 1 2
 3 11 15 10 21
 4 0 0 2 4
ETE
 + 16 22 10 21 0.002 0.9642
 – 58 78 37 79
LN
 + 21 72 16 34 0.431 0.5116
 – 53 28 31 66