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Table 1 Clinical and instrumental data on Thy 3 nodules with proven malignancy on histology

From: The use of semi-quantitative ultrasound elastosonography in combination with conventional ultrasonography and contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the assessment of malignancy risk of thyroid nodules with indeterminate cytology

# Age (yrs) Sex Nodule size (mm) US (score) USE (ELX 2/1) CEUS P index TTP index Histology (°) Tumour stage (*)
1 23 m 25 3 1.10 0.75 0.90 FTC 1
2 34 m 9 3 1.90 0.86 1.10 MTC 1
3 36 f 20 3 1.53 0.69 1.07 FvPTC 1
4 40 f 15 1 1.50 1.00 1.00 FTC 1
5 45 f 30 4 3.00 0.69 1.25 FvPTC 3
6 45 f 44 4 ne 0.82 1.62 FvPTC 3
7 46 f 7 4 1.00 0.60 0.63 PTC 1
8 46 f 9 3 1.30 0.95 1.20 FvPTC 1
9 50 m 13 3 1.80 0.33 1.00 PTC 3
10 54 m 20 3 1.70 0.90 2.40 PTC 1
11 66 m 23 5 1.50 0.80 1.01 PTC 1
12 71 f 7 3 1.90 0.77 1.00 PTC 1
13 74 f 22 3 2.00 0.90 1.00 PTC 1
  1. (°) FTC = follicular thyroid carcinoma; MTC = medullary thyroid carcinoma; FvPTC = follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma; PTC = papillary thyroid carcinoma.
  2. (*) Tumour stage on diagnosis according to AJCC/UICC 2010 Seventh Edition criteria.
  3. ne = not evaluable owing to coarse calcification (case #6).