Reply to shaw and thompson: “Frequency of nonsentinel lymph node metastasis in melanoma”


We read with interest the report from the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial (SMT) concerning the frequency of nonsentinel lymph node (NSLN) metastases. ~ It was concluded that because no patient population could be identified in which there was minimal risk of NSLN metastases, complete lymph node dissection (CLND) should be performed routinely on all patients found to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02557535


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