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Table 3 Association between lymph node harvest (by quartiles) and incidence of nodal metastases.

From: The impact of audit and feedback on nodal harvest in colorectal cancer

Lymph node harvest N % with ≥ 1 positive node(s)
1-3 470 16.0%
4-7 576 35.9%*
8-12 584 43.5%*
>12 620 42.9%*
  1. * p<0.0001 compared to 1-3 nodes