[Value of regional lymph node excision for prognosis of advanced malignant melanoma treated by perfusion of the extremity].

@article{Huber1996ValueOR,
  title={[Value of regional lymph node excision for prognosis of advanced malignant melanoma treated by perfusion of the extremity].},
  author={R. Huber and Ingo Kr{\"u}ger and Hartmut Stuetzer},
  journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie. Supplement. Kongressband. Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Chirurgie. Kongress},
  year={1996},
  volume={113},
  pages={118-21}
}
Staging by means of preoperative clinical screening will always stage melanoma study patients too favourably. Only a postoperative histopathological staging by means of lymphadenectomy will allow a correct stage-correlated patient prognosis. Lymphadenectomy does not prolong overall survival (95% confident intervals +/-6.6% to +/-25%) however prolongs… CONTINUE READING