Prospective study of sentinel lymph node biopsy for conjunctival melanoma

  title={Prospective study of sentinel lymph node biopsy for conjunctival melanoma},
  author={Victoria M. L. Cohen and Maria Tsimpida and John L. Hungerford and Hikmat Jan and Rino Cerio and Graeme C Moir},
  booktitle={The British journal of ophthalmology},
BACKGROUND To report our experience with sentinel lymph node biopsy for staging patients with conjunctival melanoma. METHODS A prospective review of patients with conjunctival melanoma who underwent sentinel lymph node biopsy at St Bartholomew's Hospital from May 2008 to May 2012. The selection criterion for sentinel node biopsy depended on the tumour thickness (≥2 mm) and location of the conjunctival melanoma. The main outcome measures were the incidence of sentinel lymph node positivity and… CONTINUE READING
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