NAACCR Item #3937: Visceral and Parietal Pleural Invasion
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.visceralParietalPleuralInvasion
Visceral and Parietal Pleural Invasion is defined as invasion beyond the elastic layer or to the surface of the visceral pleura.
Visceral and Parietal Pleural Invasion (previously called "pleural/elastic layer invasion (PL)") is a Registry Data Collection Variable for AJCC. This data item was previously collected for Lung, SSF# 2.
|0||No evidence of visceral pleural invasion identified Tumor does not completely traverse the elastic layer of the pleura Stated as PL0|
|4||Invasion of visceral pleural present, NOS Stated as PL1 or PL2|
|5||Tumor invades into or through the parietal pleural OR chest wall Stated as PL3 Conversions that will be implemented: **Code 1 cases:** Now code 4 **Code 2 cases:** Now code 4 **Code 3 cases:** Now code 5|
|6||Tumor extends to pleura, NOS; not stated if visceral or parietal|
|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 No surgical resection of primary site is performed Visceral Pleural Invasion not assessed or unknown if assessed or cannot be determined|
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