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How important is the number of pelvic lymph node retrieved to locorregional staging of cervix cancer?

Thales Paulo Batista, Artur Lício Rocha Bezerra, Mário Rino Martins, Vandré Cabral Gomes Carneiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400008

Objective:To explore how important is the number of pelvic lymph nodes dissected for the nodal staging in FIGO IA2-IB2 cervical cancer, submitted to radical surgical treatment.METHODS:A cross-sectional study was carried out on patients who underwent Piver class II radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy, in two centers in the state of Pernambuco, from January, 2001 to December, 2008. The analysis of the area under the ROC curve was adopted as a summary-measure of discriminatory power of the number of nodes dissected […]