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Person with cancer—lymphovascular invasion indicator, yes/no code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLymphovascular invasion indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term519212
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether there is evidence of the invasion of cancer cells into blood vessels and/or the lymphatic system in the person with cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—lymphovascular invasion indicator

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

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Guide for use:Help on this termAn indicator of whether there is evidence of invasion of cancer cells into blood vessels and/or the lymphatic system. Lymphovascular involvement usually precedes spread to the lymph nodes and hence is a predictor of lymph node metastases, although its value as a prognostic indicator is related to cancer type.

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Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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