Effect on oximetry of dyes used for sentinel lymph node biopsy.

  title={Effect on oximetry of dyes used for sentinel lymph node biopsy.},
  author={Antonio Pi{\~n}ero and Juli{\'a}n Illana and Carlos Garc{\'i}a-Palenciano and Francisco Ca{\~n}izarese and Manuel Canteras and Victoria Ca{\~n}adillas and Eugenia Dur{\'a}n and Pascual Parilla},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={139 11},
HYPOTHESIS There are differences between readings of peripheral blood oxygen saturation when the effect on saturation values of methylene blue is compared with that of isosulfan blue when used in sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with breast cancer. DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTING University tertiary care center. PATIENTS Thirty-two women undergoing surgery for breast cancer using sentinel lymph node biopsy. INTERVENTIONS Sentinel lymph node biopsy using methylene blue… CONTINUE READING


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