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Table 4 Ultrastaging of sentinel lymph node using H&E, serial sectioning 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 (%)
Maccauro 2005 H&E+SS+IHC 26 I-III 4 (15) 0
Delpech 2007 H&E+SS+IHC 23 I-II 5 (21) 3 (13)
Delaloye 2007 H&E+SS+IHC 60 I-II-III 8 (13) 0
Lopes 2007 H&E+SS+IHC 40 I-II 5 (12) 2 (5)
Ballester 2008 H&E+SS+IHC 46 I-II-III 3 (6) 7 (15)
Bats 2008 H&E+SS+IHC 43 I-II-III 8 (18) 2 (4)
  1. H&E: hematein eosin staining; SS: serial sectioning; IHC: immunohistochemy; SLN: sentinel lymph node; na: not available