NAACCR Item #3901: Number of Positive Para-Aortic Nodes
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.numberOfPositiveParaAorticNodes
Number of Positive Para-Aortic Nodes is the number of positive nodes based on para-aortic nodal dissection
Number of Positive Para-aortic Nodes is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Corpus, CS SSF# 5.
|00||All para-aortic lymph nodes examined negative|
|01-99||1-99 para-aortic lymph nodes positive (Exact number of nodes positive)|
|X1||100 or more para-aortic nodes positive|
|X2||Positive para-aortic nodes identified, number unknown|
|X6||Positive aspiration or core biopsy of para-aortic lymph node(s)|
|X8||Not 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.)|
|X9||Not documented in patient record Cannot be determined, indeterminate if positive para-aortic nodes present No lymph node dissection performed Para-aortic 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.