NAACCR Item #3899: Number of Examined Para-Aortic Nodes
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.numberOfExaminedParaAorticNodes
Number of examined para-aortic nodes is the number of nodes examined based on para-aortic nodal dissection.
Number of Examined Para-aortic Nodes is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Corpus, CS SSF# 6.
|00||No para-aortic nodes examined|
|01-99||1 - 99 para-aortic nodes examined|
(Exact number of para-aortic lymph nodes examined)
|X1||100 or more para-aortic nodes examined|
|X2||Para-aortic nodes examined, number unknown|
|X6||No para-aortic lymph nodes removed, but aspiration or core biopsy of para-aortic 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 patient record|
Cannot be determined, indeterminate if 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.