Problematic aspects of sentinel lymph node biopsy and its relation to previous excisional biopsy in breast cancer.

@article{Yararba2009ProblematicAO,
  title={Problematic aspects of sentinel lymph node biopsy and its relation to previous excisional biopsy in breast cancer.},
  author={Ulkem Yararbaş and Aziz Murat Argon and Levent Yeniay and Murat Kapkaç},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={854-8}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the study is to review problematic aspects of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) and to evaluate the influence of a previous excisional biopsy on these problems. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 345 patients were evaluated retrospectively, 156 of them had a previous biopsy. Tc-99m tin colloid was injected the day before surgery at 4 quadrants around the areola intradermally. Problems complicating SLNB are reviewed in 3 topics: visualization or gamma probe detection problems… CONTINUE READING
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