Outcome of Melanoma Patients Who Did Not Proceed to Sentinel Node Biopsy After Preoperative Lymphoscintigraphy


At our institution, a planned sentinel node biopsy (SNB) procedure is occasionally canceled after preoperative lymphoscintigraphy. This study reports the frequency of this, the reasons, and the management and outcomes of these patients. All patients with clinically localized cutaneous melanoma treated at Melanoma Institute Australia between 2000 and 2009… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-016-5458-y


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