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Table 2 Descriptive analysis of age, volume and elasticity in AIT

From: Shear wave elastography as a quantitative method for thyroid gland elasticity assessment in pediatrics patients with autoimmune-related thyroid disease, diagnostic utility and laboratory correlation

n = 32 Mean SD Median Range Minimum Maximum
Age 11.31 2.77 11 10 7 17
Rt. thyroid lobe
Volume (ml) 5.49 2.21 5.18 11.81 0.29 12.11
SWE (kPa) 35.31 20.70 30.13 104.7 9.96 114.66
Lt. thyroid lobe
Volume (ml) 5.38 2.34 5.35 10 0.35 10.36
SWE (kPa) 35.96 20.97 30.33 85.83 6.9 92.73
Both lobes
Volume (ml) 10.88 4.11 10.77 21.82 0.64 22.47
SWE (kPa) 35.63 20.30 31.27 95.26 8.43 103.7
  1. SD standard deviation; Rt right; Lt left; SWE shear wave elasticity; kPa kilopascals; ml milliliter; AIT autoimmune thyroiditis