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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Sentinel nodes identified by computed tomography-lymphography accurately stage the axilla in patients with breast cancer

  No. of patients %
Age, years   
  <50 56 30.4
  ≥50 128 69.6
Tumor size, cm   
  ≤2 114 62.0
  >2, ≤5 65 35.3
  >5 5  
Tumor location   
  Upper outer 101 54.9
  Upper inner 35 19.0
  Lower outer 26 14.1
  Lower inner 9 4.9
  Central 10 5.4
  Multicentric 3 1.6
Tumor histology   
  Invasive ductal 161 87.5
  Invasive lobular 8 4.3
  Ductal carcinoma in situ 10 5.4
  Others 5 2.7
Type of surgery   
  Lumpectomy 178 96.7
  Mastectomy 6 3.3
Estrogen receptor   
  Positive 150 81.5
  Negative 34 18.5
HER-2/neu   
  Positive 28 15.2
  Negative 156 84.8