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Table 3 Comparison of the detection of capsular and vascular invasion by two gross examination methods

From: Modified Transverse-Vertical Gross Examination: a Better Method for the Detection of Definite Capsular Invasion in Encapsulated Follicular-Patterned Thyroid Neoplasms

  OR 95% CI p value
Capsular invasion
 Unadjusted 2.09 1.33–3.30 0.001
 After adjustment* 1.91 1.20–3.07 0.007
Vascular invasion
 Unadjusted 0.92 0.51–1.63 0.766
 After adjustment* 1.05 0.57–1.92 0.882
  1. *Adjusted for age, sex, pathological diagnosis, and surgical extent
  2. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval