NAACCR Item #3900: Number of Examined Pelvic Nodes

Start Column

1811

End Column

1812

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3900 2 NAACCR 2018 18 1811 - 1812

NAACCR XML: Tumor.numberOfExaminedPelvicNodes

Description
Number of examined pelvic nodes is the number of nodes examined based on pelvic nodal dissection.
Rationale
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.
Codes
00 No pelvic lymph nodes examined
01-99 1 - 99 pelvic lymph nodes examined
(Exact number of pelvic lymph nodes examined)
X1 100 or more pelvic nodes examined
X2 Pelvic nodes examined, number unknown
X6 No pelvic lymph nodes removed, but aspiration or core biopsy of pelvic node(s) only
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 medical record
Cannot be determined, indeterminate if positive pelvic nodes present
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.