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Table 3 Surgical pathologic reports

From: Upfront systemic chemotherapy and preoperative short-course radiotherapy with delayed surgery for locally advanced rectal cancer with distant metastases

Patient
No.
TME Mandard
grade
Tumor
size
RM Invasion
depth
No. of LN
dissected
No. of LN
involved
LV
invasion
Metastasis pathology
1 Complete 3 4 R0 Perirectal fat tissue 9 1 - Liver; metastatic adenocarcinoma
2 Complete 2 0.7 R0 Perirectal fat tissue 18 0 - Peritoneum; negative
Lt. ovary; free from tumor
3 Complete 2 0.5 R0 Perirectal fat tissue 9 0 - Liver; metastatic adenocarcinoma
4 Complete 3 2.3 R0 Perirectal fat tissue 28 2 - Liver; metastatic adenocarcinoma
both ovaries; metastatic adenocarcinoma
5 Complete 3 2.5 R1 Perirectal fat tissue 18 8 + Liver; metastatic adenocarcinoma
6 Complete 1 0 R0 No tumor 22 1 - Liver; metastatic adenocarcinoma
  1. Abbreviations: TME, total mesorectal excision; RM, resection margin; LN, lymph nodes; LV, lymphovascular; Lt., left.