NAACCR Item #3867: LDH Post-Orchiectomy Range

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Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3867 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1984 - 1984

NAACCR XML: Tumor.ldhPostOrchiectomyRange

LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Post-Orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the lowest LDH value measured post-orchiectomy. LDH is a nonspecific marker for testicular cancer that is elevated in some germ cell tumors. The Post-Orchiectomy lab value is used to monitor response to therapy.
LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Post-Orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Pathological and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 16.
0 Within normal limits
1 Less than 1.5 x N
(Less than 1.5 times the upper limit of normal for LDH)
2 1.5 to 10 x N
(Between 1.5 and 10 times the upper limit of normal for LDH)
3 Greater than 10 x N
(Greater than 10 times the upper limit of normal for LDH)
4 Post-Orchiectomy lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) range stated to be elevated
7 Test ordered, results not in chart
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record
No orchiectomy performed
LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Post-Orchiectomy Range 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.