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Table 3 Management of lymph node dissection after injection of blue dye for sentinel lymph node dissection

From: Endometrial cancer—how many patients could benefit from sentinel lymph node dissection?

  Low risk Intermediate risk High-intermediate risk High risk Sum
  n n n n  
SLN detection failed on both sides 7   4   0   4   15  
 No further dissection   7   1     0   8
 Pelvic LND   0   0     0   0
 Pelvic and para-aortic LND   0   3     4   7
SLN detection failed on one side 13   3   5   6   27  
 No further dissection   6   0   0   2   8
 Pelvic LND   7   2   3   0   12
 Pelvic and para-aortic LND   0   1   2   4   7
SLN detection successful on both sides 33   18   8   8   67  
 No further dissection   33   11   6   1   51
 Pelvic LND   0   0   0   0   0
 Pelvic and para-aortic LND   0   7   2   7   16
Sum 53   25   13   18    109
  1. SLN sentinel lymph node, LND lymph node dissection