Sentinel lymphadenectomy for staging patients with intermediate-level melanoma.

Abstract

Sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) as originally described by D.L. Morton et al. (Surg Oncol Clin North Am 1992;1:247-59), is currently being used at most tertiary institutions for staging patients with intermediate-level melanomas. Identification and subsequent surgical resection of occult metastasis before the development of clinical disease may… (More)

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