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Table 1 Demographics and pathologic findings

From: The role of prophylactic central compartment lymph node dissection in elderly patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: a multicentric study

  Group A Group B p Value
Patients 184 187  
Male/ Female ratio 46/138 53/134 0.466
Age 65–74 152 146 0.272
Age 75+ 32 41
Histologic Features:
 • Microcarcinoma % 29.8 31.5 0.729
 • Unifocal % 84.2 86.1 0.614
 • Multifocal % 15.7 13.9 0.614
pTNM stage %
 • I 91.8 88.2 0.245
 • II 5.9 8.5 0.339
 • III 2.1 3.2 0.538