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Table 2 Assessment of thyroid nodules according to CADs and radiologist

From: A computer-aided diagnosing system in the evaluation of thyroid nodules—experience in a specialized thyroid center

 Pathological subtypesP value
 PTC *FTC*#FTA*#GoiterCystThyroiditis 
CADsP = 0.040*   P = 0.020# 0.267
 PB9 (9.9%)0 (0.0%)10 (40.0%)20 (43.5%)4 (40.0%)1 (25.0%) 
 PM82 (90.1%)4 (100.0%)15 (60.0%)26 (56.5%)6 (60.0%)3 (75.0%) 
RadiologistP = 0.010*   P = 0.241# 0.098
 PB15 (16.5%)3 (75.0%)23 (92.0%)38 (82.6%)10 (100.0%)0 (0.0%) 
 PM76 (83.5%)1 (25.0%)2 (8.0%)8 (17.4%)0 (0.0%)4 (100.0%) 
  1. PTC papillary thyroid carcinoma, FTC follicullar thyroid carcinoma, FTA follicullar thyroid adenoma, CADs computer-aided diagnosis system, PB possibly benign, PM possibly malignant
  2. *PTC vs FTC + FTA
  3. #FTC + FTA vs goiter, cyst, and thyroiditis