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Table 1 Distribution according to nodal size in men undergoing PC-RPLND

From: Predicting necrosis in residual mass analysis after retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: a retrospective study

  Necrosis Teratoma orViable GCT Total PValue
Number of patients (%) 15 (47) 17 (53) 32  
Mean size (cm) 3.79 5.96 4.94 0.176
Node size number (%)     
1 cm or less 1 (7) 1 (6) 2 (6) 0.514
1 to 2 cm 3 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (10) 0.091
2to 5 cm 8 (53) 9 (53) 17 (53) 0.630
Greater than 5 cm 3 (20.0) 7 (41) 10 (31) 0.182
  1. Data are shown as number (%). GCT, germ cell tumor; PC-RPLND, post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.