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Table 2 Tumor staging and risk assessment

From: Follicular thyroid carcinoma: differences in clinical relevance between minimally invasive and widely invasive tumors

Classification MI-FTC WI-FTC p
42 29
pTNM - AJCC Staging 2010    
  I 23 (54.8 %) 11 (37.9 %) 0.024
  II 13 (30.9 %) 4 (13.8 %) 0.156
  III 6 (14.3 %) 13 (44.9 %) 0.006
  IVA 0 1 (3.4 %) 0.408
AMES    
  Low risk 32 (76.2 %) 14 (48.2 %)  
  High risk 10 (23.8 %) 15 (51.8 %) 0.023
  1. MI-FTC minimally invasive - follicular thyroid carcinoma, WI-FTC widely invasive - follicular thyroid carcinoma