Table 2

Lymph node procedures and pathology report.

Author/yearLymph node procedureLymph node count: totalN N(+)Location N(+)N N(+) / total as percentage (%)N upstaged due to N(+)
Bogani 201713 Pelvic and para-aortic dissectionNR1Pelvic and para-aortic2.72NR
Minig 201714 Pelvic and para-aortic dissection (minimum number of 10 pelvic nodes and 10 para-aortic nodes)45 median (whole cohort)6NR10.713
Heitz 201816 Pelvic and para-aortic dissection69 median (whole cohort)1NR20NR
Nasioudis 201820 NR (at least 20 nodes)27 median6NR8.95NR
Wafa 201918 Pelvic and para-aortic dissection41 median1NS25NR
Simon 202015 Pelvic and para-aortic dissectionNR1NR9.09NR
Chen 202117 Pelvic (more than 10 nodes) in 25 patients and systematic lymph node dissection (more than 10 pelvic and 5 para-aortic nodes) in 12 patients20 (pelvic) in 25 patients and 25 plus 8 (pelvic and para-aortic in 12 patients)714/14 pelvic, 4/14 para-aortic in the whole cohort.18.914
Durmuş 202219 Bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy and para-aortic lymphadenectomy45 median (whole cohort)124 only pelvic, 8 both pelvic and para-aortic209
  • NR, not reported; NS, not specified.