Evaluation of intraoperative frozen section diagnosis of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer.

@article{Wada2004EvaluationOI,
  title={Evaluation of intraoperative frozen section diagnosis of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer.},
  author={Noriaki Wada and Shigeru Imoto and Takahiro Hasebe and Atsushi Ochiai and Satoshi Ebihara and Noriyuki Moriyama},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={113-7}
}
BACKGROUND Intraoperative frozen sections (FS) of sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) can be used to detect metastatic disease, allowing immediate axillary lymph node dissection (ALND). However, pathological inconsistency in the SLNs diagnosis is sometimes encountered when the results of FS and permanent sections are compared. The purpose of this study was to… CONTINUE READING