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Table 3 Nomogram for Prediction of different metastatic patterns of regional Lymph Nodes

From: Development and validation of nomograms to intraoperatively predict metastatic patterns in regional lymph nodes in patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer

Independents Variables Model for metastatic regional lymph nodes
b Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value
Age (years) −0.042 0.959 (0.926–0.994) 0.021
Depth of tumor invasion 0.317 1.373 (1.091–1.727) 0.007
Lymph-vascular Space invasion 1.190 3.286 (1.829–5.526) < 0.01
Independents Variables Model for metastatic continuous regional lymph nodes
b Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value
Age (years) −0.055 0.947 (0.899–0.997) 0.037
APTT −0.898 0.408 (0.197–0.843) 0.016
Neural invasion 0.978 2.658 (1.212–5.829) 0.015
Independents Variables Model for metastatic skipping regional lymph nodes
b Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value
Lymph-vascular Space invasion 1.290 3.632 (1.499–8.797) 0.004
length of Tumor 0.189 1.208 (1.019–1.431) 0.029