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Table 1 Variables used in all five nomograms

From: Comparison of five different popular scoring systems to predict nonsentinel lymph node status in patients with metastatic sentinel lymph nodes: a tertiary care center experience

Variables Nomograms
MSKCC MDACC Tenon Stanford Turkish
Frozen section +     
Pathologic size of tumor + + + +  
Grade of tumor +     
Number of positive SLNs + +    
Number of negative SLNs +     
Number of SLNs(total)   +    
Type of tumor + +    
Detection method of SLN +     
Lymphovascular invasion + +   + +
Multifocality +     
ER –Positive +     
Micro-macrometastasis    + +  
Overall metastasis size in SLNS   +    +
Proportion of involved SLNs/all SLNs    +   +
Extranodal extension   +    
  1. MSKCC Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, MDACC University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, SLN sentinel lymph node