Initial staging of malignant melanoma by positron emission tomography and sentinel node biopsy.

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UNLABELLED By a retrospective study and literature review we aimed to evaluate the accuracy of Sentinel Node Biopsy (SNB) and F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET) for early detection of lymph node metastases. MATERIAL AND METHODS Every patient presenting with a malignant melanoma without clinical lymph node involvement and a Breslow… (More)

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