NAACCR Item #3911: Peritoneal Cytology
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.peritonealCytology
Peritoneal cytology pertains to the results of cytologic examination for malignant cells performed on fluid that is obtained from the peritoneal cavity.
Peritoneal Cytology is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Corpus, CS SSF# 2.
|0||Peritoneal cytology/washing negative for malignancy|
|1||Peritoneal cytology/washing atypical and/or suspicious|
|2||Peritoneal cytology/washing malignant (positive for malignancy)|
|7||Test ordered, results not in chart|
|8||Not applicable: Information not collected for this case|
(If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
|9||Not documented in medical record|
Peritoneal cytology 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.