PRETEXT STAGING SYSTEM STAGE ANNOTATION FACTORS

The additional Pretext Staging System used to describe the annotation factors relating to the liver during a Children Teenagers and Young Adults Cancer Care Spell.

Format / Length

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Permitted Codes

Code Description

V

Extension into the vena cava and/or all three hepatic veins

P

Extension into the main and/or both left and right branches of the portal vein

E

Extra-hepatic disease

M

Presence of distant metastases

C

Caudate lode

F

Multiple Tumour nodules

N

Lymph Node

involvement

R

Rupture

Z

None