Regional Control and Morbidity After Superficial Groin Dissection in Melanoma

@article{Shada2010RegionalCA,
  title={Regional Control and Morbidity After Superficial Groin Dissection in Melanoma},
  author={Amber L. Shada and Craig L. Slingluff},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={1453-1459}
}
There is no consensus about the optimal extent of surgery for patients with melanoma metastases to inguinal nodes, and this is further complicated by variations in terminology for these dissections. In patients without clinical evidence of iliac metastases, we routinely perform a superficial groin dissection (SGD), which clears node-bearing tissue… CONTINUE READING