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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Baseline characteristics of lesions

Total No post-EA RAI treatment Post-EA RAI treatment
Patients (n) 42 23 19
Lesions (n) 71 32 39
n per patient 1.69±1.09 1.39±0.87 2.05±1.26*
Volume (mm3), mean±SD 421±746 409±714 439±768*
Thyroid bed (n/%) persistence/recurrence 16 (22.36%) 6 (18.75%) 10 (25.64%)
Lymph node (n/%) metastases 55 (77.63%) 26 (81.25%) 29 (74.35%)
Neck region
II 5 2 3
III-IV 42 23 19
VA-VB 8 3 5
VI 12 4 8
Skip metastasis§ 4 0 4

EA: ethanol ablation, RAI: radioactive iodine, SD: standard deviation

§A patient with oncocytic variant follicular thyroid carcinoma presented with 4 seed metastases located at left sternocleidomastoids muscle (2) and subcutaneous fat tissue (2).

*p<0.05 (two-sided t-Student)

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