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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate analysis of lymph node failure in patient with hypopharyngeal carcinoma treated by intensity-modulated radiotherapy (N = 77)

From: Patterns of regional lymph node failure of locally advanced hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma after first-line treatment with surgery and/or intensity-modulated radiotherapy

VariableIpsilateral nodal failure
N = 21
Contralateral/Bilateral nodal failure
N = 3
Univariate
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
P valueMultivariate
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
P value
Age (years)  1.488 (0.555–3.992)0.4291.777 (0.545–5.797)0.340
 41–58122    
 58–8291    
TNM stage  1.104 (1.012–1.204)0.1200.875 (0.141–5.420)0.886
 II00    
 III50    
 IV163    
Clinical T stage  1.520 (0.548–4.215)0.4201.414 (0.749–2.670)0.285
 T131    
 T250    
 T382    
 T450    
Clinical N stage  0.627 (0.222–1.772)0.3770.812 (0.225–2.937)0.751
 N010    
 N150    
 N2133    
 N320    
rENE  12.25 (3.353–44.75)< 0.00111.07 (2.870–42.69)< 0.001
 Yes111    
 No102    
Chemotherapy  0.761 (0.200–2.894)0.6680.500 (0.106–2.359)0.381
 Yes173    
 No40    
  1. Note: rENE Radiologic extranodal extension