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Table 1 Distribution of retrieved sentinel lymph nodes and presence of metastatic disease

From: Is sentinel lymph node biopsy without frozen section in early stage breast cancer sufficient in accordance with ACOSOG-Z0011? A retrospective review from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Total SLNs Patients (N) No. of patient with no nodal metastasis No. of patient with 1 nodal metastasis No. of patient with 2 nodal metastases
1 22 21 1
2 45 41 3 1
3 55 48 6 1
4 36 29 5 2
5 24 22 2
6 36 32 3 1
 > 6 31 29 1 1
975 (4.15) 239 212 21 6
  1. Values are represented as number or number (mean)
  2. SLNs, sentinel lymph nodes