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Table 3 Relation between elastographic strain ratio and final histopathological diagnosis

From: B-mode ultrasound, color Doppler, and sonoelastography in differentiation between benign and malignant cervical lymph nodes with special emphasis on sonoelastography

  Histopathology P value
Benign Malignant
N = 26 N = 58
Strain
ratio
(SR)
Range
Mean ± SD
Median/(IQR)
0.3–2.9
1.2 ± 0.7
1/(0.5–1.2)
1.6–4.2
3.3 ± 0.8
3.3/(2.5–3.8)
< 0.001*
  1. Mann–Whitney test for non-parametric quantitative data between the two groups
  2. Fisher exact test for qualitative data between the two groups
  3. *Significant level at P value < 0.05