Accuracy of Pathologic Techniques for the Diagnosis of Metastatic Melanoma in Sentinel Lymph Nodes

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Background: Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy can accurately predict the presence of metastatic melanoma (MM) and has been used to identify patients with occult metastases. We present an analysis of the sensitivity and specificity of standard pathological techniques including intraoperative frozen section, permanent section, and immunohistochemistry in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10434-999-0691-2

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@article{Gibbs1999AccuracyOP, title={Accuracy of Pathologic Techniques for the Diagnosis of Metastatic Melanoma in Sentinel Lymph Nodes}, author={John Gibbs and Peter P. Huang and Paul Zhang and William G. Kraybill and Richard T. Cheney}, journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology}, year={1999}, volume={6}, pages={699-704} }