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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