NAACCR Item #1182: Lymph-vascular Invasion

Start Column

1297

End Column

1297

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
1182 1 AJCC 2010 12 1297 - 1297

NAACCR XML: Tumor.lymphVascularInvasion

Description
Indicates whether lymphatic duct or blood vessel (LVI) is identified in the pathology report.
Rationale
This data item will record the information as stated in the record. Presence or absence of cancer cells in the lymphatic ducts or blood vessels is useful for prognosis.
Codes
0 Lymphovascular Invasion stated as Not Present
1 Lymphovascular Invasion Present/Identified
2 Lymphatic and small vessel invasion only (L)
3 Venous (large vessel) invasion only (V)
4 BOTH lymphatic and small vessel AND venous (large vessel) invasion
8 Not Applicable
9 Unknown/Indeterminate/not mentioned in path report