Biopsy of sentinel lymph nodes guided by lymphoscintigraphic mapping in patients with breast cancer.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the technical success rate of sentinel node biopsy with lymphoscintigraphy in women with breast cancer and the frequency with which sentinel node biopsy obviated axillary dissection. Factors affecting the success rate of sentinel node biopsy and lymphoscintigraphy were also evaluated. MATERIALS AND… (More)

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