Lymphoscintigraphy, the sentinel node concept, and the intraoperative gamma probe in melanoma, breast cancer, and other potential cancers.

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There is a resurgence of interest in lymphoscintigraphy because of attention to the sentinel node concept and the availability of the surgical gamma probe that can be used in the operating room to localize radiolabeled sentinel nodes. Conventional surgical management of melanoma has been altered for intermediate thickness tumors such that lymph node… (More)

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@article{Alazraki1997LymphoscintigraphyTS, title={Lymphoscintigraphy, the sentinel node concept, and the intraoperative gamma probe in melanoma, breast cancer, and other potential cancers.}, author={Naomi P. Alazraki and Dennis Eshima and L A Eshima and Sabine Herda and Douglas R. Murray and John P. Vansant and Andrew T Taylor}, journal={Seminars in nuclear medicine}, year={1997}, volume={27 1}, pages={55-67} }