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Table 5 Multivariate analysis by Cox’s proportional hazards method for disease-free survival

From: Total thyroidectomy may be more reasonable as initial surgery in unilateral multifocal papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: a single-center experience

Factors analyzed HT patients
  Risk ratio (CI) p value
Male gender 3.037(1.026–8.988) 0.045
Sum diameter of all tumors 5.475(1.389–21.572) 0.015
CLNM 2.205(0.446–10.912) 0.332
  1. CLNM central lymph node metastases