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Table 2 Characteristics of recurred PALNs

From: Mapping patterns of para-aortic lymph node recurrence in cervical cancer: a retrospective cohort analysis

Variables  
Volume of PALN (mean, SD, range) 4.3 cm3 (8.9, 0.2–69.6)
Location of PALN  
Horizontal  
LPA 43 (46.8%)
AC 35 (38.0%)
RPC 14 (15.2%)
Vertical  
Above left renal vein 9 (9.8%)
Upper 32 (34.8%)
Mid 27 (29.3%)
Lower 24 (26.1%)
Distance of PALNs to major structures (mean, SD, range, mm)
LPA
Aorta 8.2 (3.6, 2–16.7)
IVC 27.9 (5.5, 15.9–44.2)
AC  
Aorta 7.1 (3.5, 1–17.5)
IVC 5.8 (5.1, 1–22)
RPC  
Aorta 21.9 (7.5, 10.5–37.3)
IVC 3.9 (2.0, 1.3–9.8)
  1. PALN, para-aortic lymph node; LPA, left para-aortic; AC, aorto-caval; RPC, right para-caval; IVC, inferior vena cava