International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Role of Para-Aortic Lymphadenectomy in the Surgical Staging of Women with Intermediate and High-Risk Endometrial Adenocarcinomas

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients in the PPALN and the PLN groups.

PPALN* 
PLN** 
value

Age
 Mean (SD)63.1 (10.7)67.1 (9.5)0.002
Histology
 Grade 3 endometrioid52 (44.4%)33 (23.7%)0.002
 Papillary serous23 (19.7%)45 (32.4%)
 Clear cell9 (7.7%)15 (10.8%)
 Grade 2 endometrioid4 (3.4%)2 (1.4%)
 Mixed25 (21.4%)43 (30.9%)
Stage
 I66 (55.9%)74 (53.2%)0.33
 II7 (5.9%)12 (8.6%)
 III35 (29.7%)33 (23.7%)
 IV10 (8.5%)20 (14.4%)
Lymphovascular invasion
 No52 (47.7%)83 (64.8%)0.008
 Yes57 (52.3%)45 (35.2%)
Myometrial invasion
 No60 (52.6%)88 (64.7%)0.05
 Yes54 (47.4%)48 (35.3%)
Intraoperative complications
 None99 (86.1%)124 (89.9%)0.44
 1 or more16 (13.9%)14 (10.1%)
Postoperative complications
 None54 (46.6%)79 (57.2%)0.09
 1 or more62 (53.4%)59 (42.8%)

Pelvic and para-aortic lymph node group.
**Pelvic lymph node group.

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