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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the 131 patients

From: Computed tomography Hounsfield units can predict breast cancer metastasis to axillary lymph nodes

Variable  
Age in years, average (range) 58.3 (21–95)
Menopause  
   Pre 41 (31.3%)
   Post 90 (68.7%)
Pathological T stage  
   T1mic 1 (0.8%)
   T1a 11 (8.4%)
   T1b 21 (16.0%)
   T1c 41 (31.3%)
   T2 32 (24.5%)
   T3 7 (5.3%)
   T4 18 (13.7%)
Procedure  
   Total mastectomy 74 (56.5%)
   Partial mastectomy 57 (43.5%)
Lymph node dissection  
   SNB* without axillary lymphadenectomy 42 (32.1%)
   SNB* with axillary lymphadenectomy 9 (6.9%)
   Axillary lymphadenectomy 80 (61.0%)
Lymph node metastasis  
   Positive 49 (37.4%)
   Negative 82 (62.6%)
  1. *Sentinel lymph node biopsy.