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Table 2 Details of the distribution about the HN’s and LPSN’s location

From: Utility of the sentinel node concept for detection of lateral pelvic lymph node metastasis in lower rectal cancer

Case cT cN pT pN ly v Inferior mesenteric artery Internal iliac artery Obturator artery Common iliac artery External iliac artery Inguinal
1 2 0 4 0 + +       positive
2 2 0 2 0 + positive positive     
3 2 0 2 1 + + positive   positive    
4 3 1 3 0 + + positive positive     
5 3 1 3 1 + + positive positive     
6 4 0 4 0 + + positive positive     
7 3 1 3 0 + + positive positive     
8 2 0 3 0 + positive      positive
9 3 1 3 0 + positive positive     
10 3 2 2 2 + + positive     positive  
11 2 0 1 0 positive positive     
12 2 2 3 1 + + positive positive     
13 3 0 2 0 positive positive