L4E rule 9 (2018)
From Libre Pathology
The definitive reference for this rule in found on the CAP-ACP website.
- This rule applies to resections post treatment/no residual tumour (pyT0).
|Specimen (s)||Weight (L4E)||Details||Example|
|Resections post-therapy with or without residual tumour||10 L4E for first 40 blocks, 0.25 L4E/blocks in excess of 40||40 blocks = 10 L4E, 41 blocks = 10.25 L4E, 42 blocks = 10.5 L4E; rule 5 applies if a synoptic is done||lumpectomy post treatment in breast cancer in 44 blocks, ypT0 = 10 + 1 (extra block) + 3 (synoptic report) L4Es|
- Workload and Workforce Committee of the CAP-ACP. Workload Measurement Guidelines. Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP). 2018. URL: https://www.cap-acp.org/cmsUploads/CAP/File/CAP-ACP_Workload_Model_2018_Final_2020180907(1).pdf. Accessed on: 19 May 2019.