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Table 4 Cases with LPSN metastases detected by RT-PCR

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

Case Tumor location Gross type Tumor size (cm) Histology pT pN(IMAc) Number of slides of ITCs/total slides
1 Lower Depressed 5.5 wella 3 1 2/52
2 Middle Depressed 6.0 mode.b 4b 0 1/39
3 Lower Elevated 3.3 well 3 0 1/480
  1. aWell differentiated tubular adenocarcinoma
  2. bModerately differentiated tubular adenocarcinoma
  3. cInferior mesenteric artery