Lymphoscintigraphic sentinel node identification in patients with breast cancer: the role of SPECT-CT

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Lymph node status is a major factor in determining the stage, appropriate therapy and outcome in patients with breast cancer. It is therefore of clinical importance to accurately identify all sentinel nodes (SNs) for each individual tumour before surgery. The purpose of this study was to assess the role of SPECT-CT lymphoscintigraphy in SN identification in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00259-005-1927-4

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