NAACCR Item #3900: Number of Examined Pelvic Nodes

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,900 2 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.numberOfExaminedPelvicNodes


Number of examined pelvic nodes is the number of nodes examined based on pelvic nodal dissection.


Number of Examined Pelvic Nodes is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Corpus, CS SSF# 4.


00No pelvic lymph nodes examined
01-991 - 99 pelvic lymph nodes examined (Exact number of pelvic lymph nodes examined)
X1100 or more pelvic nodes examined
X2Pelvic nodes examined, number unknown
X6No pelvic lymph nodes removed, but aspiration or core biopsy of pelvic node(s) only
X8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code X8 will result in an edit error.)
X9Not documented in patient record Cannot be determined, indeterminate if positive pelvic nodes present No lymph node dissection performed Pelvic lymph nodes not assessed or unknown if assessed

Each Site-Specific Data Item (SSDI) applies only to selected primary sites, histologies, and years of diagnosis. Depending on applicability and standard-setter requirements, SSDIs may be left blank.