Laparoscopic sentinel lymph node mapping for cervix cancer--a detailed evaluation and time analysis.

@article{Kushner2007LaparoscopicSL,
  title={Laparoscopic sentinel lymph node mapping for cervix cancer--a detailed evaluation and time analysis.},
  author={David M. Kushner and Joseph P. Connor and Michael A. Wilson and Gholam Reza Hafez and Richard J. Chappell and Sarah L Stewart and Ellen M. Hartenbach},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={507-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide data from a US center on laparoscopic (LSC) approach to sentinel lymph node (SLN) detection in cervix cancer with detailed time analysis. METHODS This prospective trial enrolled patients with stage IA2-IIA cervix cancer undergoing primary radical surgery. Tc-99 radiocolloid was injected the morning of surgery, followed by hybrid SPECT/CT lymphoscintigraphy. Blue dye injection occurred just prior to incision. After bilateral LSC SLN detection, all patients received… CONTINUE READING
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