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Table 1 Individual descriptive appendectomy pathology and cytology results at the time of laparoscopic surveillance

From: Early identification of DPAM in at-risk low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm patients: a new approach to surveillance for peritoneal metastasis

LAMN without DPAM Perforation Extra-appendiceal mucin Extra-appendiceal cells Cytology at laparoscopy
1 + +
2 + + +
3 + + +
4 + +
5 + + +
6 + + +
7 + + +
8 + +
9 + +
10
11 + +
12
13 + + +
14 + +
15 + +
16 N/A N/A N/A
17 N/A N/A N/A
Total 13/15 (87 %) 13/15 (87 %) 6/15 (40 %) 0/17 (0 %)
LAMN with DPAM Perforation Extra-appendiceal mucin Extra-appendiceal cells Cytology at laparoscopy
1 + + + +
2 + +
3 + + +
4 + + + +
5 + + + +
Total 5/5 (100 %) 5/5 (100 %) 4/5 (80 %) 3/5 (60 %)
All patients 18/20 (90 %) 18/20 (90 %) 10/20 (50 %) 3/22 (14 %)
  1. Descriptive pathology results were not available in two patients labeled N/A