The Sentinel Lymph Node Concept in Prostate Cancer – First Results of Gamma Probe-Guided Sentinel Lymph Node Identification

@article{Wawroschek1999TheSL,
  title={The Sentinel Lymph Node Concept in Prostate Cancer – First Results of Gamma Probe-Guided Sentinel Lymph Node Identification},
  author={Friedhelm Wawroschek and Harry Vogt and Dorothea Weckermann and Theodor Wagner and Rolf Harzmann},
  journal={European Urology},
  year={1999},
  volume={36},
  pages={595 - 600}
}
Objective: The goal of this study was to show lymphatic drainage and to verify the validity of lymphoscintigraphy for the identification of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) in prostate cancer. Furthermore, the question is to be raised whether the standardized pelvic lymphadenectomy is a sufficient means for also detecting solitary micrometastases. Patients and Methods: Eleven patients with prostate cancer received a sonographically controlled, transrectal administration of a technetium-99m colloid… 

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