Use of the gamma probe in sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with prostate cancer.

@article{Silva2005UseOT,
  title={Use of the gamma probe in sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with prostate cancer.},
  author={Neivo Silva and Carlos Eduardo Anselmi and Osvaldo Estrela Anselmi and Rafael R Madke and Angela Hunsche and Jos{\'e} Carlos Stumpf Souto and Carlos Ary Vargas Souto and F DanteSica and Giovani Thomaz Pioner and Edson C Macalos and Ant{\^o}nio Atal{\'i}bio Hartmann and Maur{\'i}cio Silva de Lima},
  journal={Nuclear medicine communications},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={1081-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the reproducibility of the sentinel lymph node technique in patients with prostate cancer and verify if there is improved accuracy over modified lymphadenectomy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-three patients with biopsy proven prostate cancer were enrolled in this study. Lymphoscintigraphy was performed after the transrectal administration of Tc sulfur colloid guided by ultrasound, with one injection in each prostate lobe. Images were obtained 15 and 180 min after injection… CONTINUE READING