Lymph Nodes Assessment Method Pelvic
**Note 1:** Physician statement of pelvic assessment method can be used to code this data item when no other information is available.
**Note 2:** The following are pelvic nodes
* Iliac, NOS
+ Internal (hypogastric) (obturator)
* Pelvic, NOS
* Sacral, NOS
+ Lateral (laterosacral)
+ Middle (promontorial) (Gerota's node)
**Note 3:** Assign the highest applicable code (0-2) in the case of multiple assessments.
**Note 4:** For this data item, do not include isolated tumor cells (ITCs).
**Note 5:** Code 0 when there is only imaging or a physical exam.
**Note 6:** The assessment results are recorded in 3957: LN Status: Pelvic.