The use of sentinel lymph nodes in gynaecological malignancies.

@article{Torn2004TheUO,
  title={The use of sentinel lymph nodes in gynaecological malignancies.},
  author={A. Navarro Torn{\'e} and Luis M. Puig-Tintor{\'e}},
  journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          57-64
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy represent one of the most revolutionary advances in oncological surgery in recent years. In this review, the current state of sentinel node detection in gynaecological cancers and its use in vulvar and cervical cancer are assessed. RECENT FINDINGS Since the recent clinical application of sentinel node biopsy for melanomas and breast cancer, there has been extensive research on the implementation of this technique to most solid… CONTINUE READING
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