SLNB and the importance of micrometastases in vulvar squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{Knopp2008SLNBAT,
  title={SLNB and the importance of micrometastases in vulvar squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={Synne Knopp and Jahn Marthin Nesland and Claes G{\"o}ran Trop{\'e}},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={219-25}
}
With the exception of patients with tumors smaller than 2 cm and infiltration less than 1mm, standard treatment for squamous cell carcinomas of the vulva includes ipsi- or bilateral inguinofemoral lymph node dissection. However, with only 20% of early stage patients presenting with lymph node metastases in the groin, the majority of these patients do not… CONTINUE READING