Determination of depth distribution of internal mammary lymph nodes on lateral lymphoscintigraphy.

@article{Yip1985DeterminationOD,
  title={Determination of depth distribution of internal mammary lymph nodes on lateral lymphoscintigraphy.},
  author={Timothy Tak-Chun Yip and G{\"u}nter Ege},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={149-52}
}
A method using a calibrated ruler for measuring lymph node depth on lateral lymphoscintigrams is described. The accuracy of the method was confirmed with a plexiglass phantom. At the time of internal mammary lymphoscintigraphy, lateral images were obtained in 201 patients. A total of 545 lymph nodes were visualised and categorised into 13 depth intervals… CONTINUE READING