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Table 3 Diagnostic performance of each significant index

From: Shear wave elastography in the evaluation of level VI lymph nodes in papillary thyroid carcinoma: combined with gray-scale ultrasound ex vivo

  Indexes Cutoff value AUC Sensitivity
(%)
Specificity
(%)
score
0 1
All patients Short diameter(mm) 2.55 0.729 64.7 78.6 < 2.55 ≥2.55
S/L ratio 0.605 0.772 76.5 80.0 < 0.605 ≥0.605
Emax (kPa) 29.20 0.705 70.6 71.4 < 29.2 ≥29.2
ESD (kPa) 3.45 0.767 70.6 84.3 < 3.45 ≥3.45
Patients without Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Short diameter(mm) 2.55 0.783 64.7 91.0 < 2.55 ≥2.55
S/L ratio 0.605 0.769 76.5 76.8 < 0.605 ≥0.605
Emean (kPa) 21.15 0.690 76.5 73.2 < 21.15 ≥21.15
Emax (kPa) 25.65 0.779 76.5 76.8 < 25.65 ≥25.65
ESD (kPa) 3.45 0.822 70.6 91.1 < 3.45 ≥3.45