International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

(a) Disease recurrence patterns in the PPALN and the PLN groups. (b) Overall survival analysis adjusting for recurrence site amongst patients who experienced a recurrence*.
(a)

PPALN 
PLN 
Chi-square
value

Vagina
 No39 (84.8%)24 (85.7%)0.91
 Yes7 (15.2%)4 (14.3%)
Pelvic lymph node
 No38 (82.6%)24 (85.7%)0.72
 Yes8 (17.4%)4 (14.3%)
Pelvis
 No34 (73.9%)22 (78.6%)0.65
 Yes12 (26.1%)6 (21.4%)
Para-aortic lymph node
 No33 (71.7%)23 (82.1%)0.31
 Yes13 (28.3%)5 (17.9%)
Extraperitoneal
 No21 (45.7%)12 (42.9%)0.81
 Yes25 (54.3%)16 (57.1%)
Abdomen
 No33 (71.7%)13 (46.4%)0.03
 Yes13 (28.3%)15 (53.6%)

(b)

Alive 
Dead 
Age-adjusted HR
(95% CI)
Fully adjusted* HR (95% CI)

Vagina
 No52 (82.5%)11 (100.0%)
 Yes11 (17.5%)0 (0%)
Pelvic lymph node
 No53 (84.1%)9 (81.8%)1.001.00
 Yes10 (15.9%)2 (18.2%)0.64 (0.12, 3.31)0.22 (0.02, 2.43)0.22
Pelvis
 No48 (76.2%)8 (72.7%)1.001.00
 Yes15 (23.8%)3 (27.3%)1.06 (0.28, 4.02)1.41 (0.15, 13.1)0.76
Para-aortic lymph node
 No48 (76.2%)8 (72.7%)1.001.00
 Yes15 (23.8%)3 (27.3%)0.46 (0.11, 1.93)0.37 (0.04, 3.16)0.36
Extraperitoneal
 No31 (49.2%)2 (18.2%)1.001.00
 Yes32 (50.8%)9 (81.8%)3.26 (0.69, 15.4)10.9 (0.42, 285)0.15
Abdomen
 No39 (61.9%)7 (63.6%)1.001.00
 Yes24 (38.1%)4 (36.4%)1.46 (0.39, 5.43)1.19 (0.16, 8.87)0.86

Adjusted for age (continuous), year of surgery (continuous), lymph nodes (PLN and PALN), histology (endometrioid/mixed, clear cell, and papillary serous), lymphovascular invasion, and myometrial invasion.

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