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Table 1 Ultrastaging of sentinel lymph node using H&E and IHC in patients with cervical cancer

From: Ultrastaging of lymph node in uterine cancers

Study Year Method of analysis Nb of patients FIGO stage Macrometastatic SLN (%) Micrometastatic SLN (%)
Lambaudie 2003 H&E +IHC 12 IA2-IB1 2 (18.2) 0
Niikura 2004 H&E +IHC 20 IB1-IIA 2 (10) 0
Martinez Palones 2004 H&E +IHC 23 IA2-IIA 3 (13) 0
Kraft 2006 H&E +IHC 54 IB1-III 21 (42) na
Total    109   28 (25.7)  
  1. SLN: sentinel lymph node; H&E: hematein eosin staining; IHC: immunohistochemy; SS: serial sectioning; HPV: human papilloma virus; na: not available