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Table 3 Ultrastaging of sentinel lymph node using H&E or H&E and IHC in patients with endometrial cancer

From: Ultrastaging of lymph node in uterine cancers

Study Year Method of analysis Nb of patients FIGO stage Macrometastatic SLN (%) Micrometastatic SLN (%)
Burke 1996 H&E 15 I-II 2 (13) na
Echt 1999 H&E 8 I-IV na na
Holub 2004 H&E 25 I 2 (8) na
Raspagliesi 2004 H&E 18 I-III 4 (22) na
Altgassen 2007 H&E 25 I-II 2 (8) na
Frumovitz 2007 H&E 18 I-II-III 0 na
Li 2007 H&E 20 I-II-III 2 (10) na
Pelosi 2003 H&E+IHC 16 I 3 18) 3 (18)
Niikura 2006 H&E+IHC 20 I-II-III 4 (20) 4 (20)
  1. H&E: hematein eosin staining; IHC: immunohistochemy; SLN: sentinel lymph node; na: not available