Note: Although satellite nodules and in-transit metastasis are coded under CS Lymph Nodes, DO NOT count as Reg LN Pos in this field.
|00||No nodes examined|
|01-89||1 - 89 nodes examined (code exact number of regional lymph nodes examined)|
|90||90 or more nodes examined|
|95||No regional nodes removed, but aspiration of regional nodes performed|
|96||Regional lymph node removal documented as sampling and number of nodes unknown/not stated|
|97||Regional lymph node removal documented as dissection and number of nodes unknown/not stated|
|98||Regional lymph nodes surgically removed but number of lymph nodes unknown/not stated and not documented as sampling or dissection; nodes examined, but number unknown|