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Table 3 t-test results from analysis of data classified into five pathology categories

From: High-frequency ultrasound for intraoperative margin assessments in breast conservation surgery: a feasibility study

Pathology Attenuation Peak density Cepstrum slope
Lobular carcinomas t(10) = 2.14
p < 0.10
t(10) = 2.952
p < 0.02
t(10) = 0.88
p > 0.20
Ductal carcinomas t(22) = 1.305
p > 0.20
t(22) = 2.233
p < 0.05
t(19) = 1.406
p < 0.20
FN-FA-TA t(7) = 1.278
p > 0.20
t(7) = 2.609
p < 0.05
t(7) = 4.615
p < 0.01
Benign pathologies t(21) = 1.414
p < 0.20
t(21) = 1.751
p < 0.10
t(20) = 2.883
p < 0.01
  1. The t-test and p-value for each tissue category was calculated with respect to normal breast tissue.