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Table 2 Clinicopathologic characteristics in 159 patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma

From: Shifted termination assay (STA) fragment analysis to detect BRAF V600 mutations in papillary thyroid carcinomas

  BRAF V600E mutation P value
Characteristic Positive Negative
Age (y), Mean ± SD 47.70 ± 10.69 48.29 ± 11.62 0.602
Gender    0.422
 Male 21 6  
 Female 97 35  
Tumor size (cm), Mean ± SD    0.506
 <0.5 42 11  
 0.5-1 55 20  
 >1 21 10  
T classification    0.007
 T1/T2 56 29  
 T3/T4 62 12  
Lymph node metastasis    0.565
 Yes 43 15  
 No 75 26  
Extrathyroidal extension    0.001
 Yes 72 13  
 No 46 28