Which biopsy method is more suitable between a basin dissection and pick-up biopsy for sentinel nodes in laparoscopic sentinel-node navigation surgery (LSNNS) for gastric cancer?

@article{Lee2008WhichBM,
  title={Which biopsy method is more suitable between a basin dissection and pick-up biopsy for sentinel nodes in laparoscopic sentinel-node navigation surgery (LSNNS) for gastric cancer?},
  author={Young-Joon Lee and Woo-song Ha and S T Park and Sang-Kyung Choi and S. -C. Hong and Jung-Woo Park},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={357-63}
}
BACKGROUND Sentinel-node navigation surgery (SNNS) for breast cancer and melanoma has been accepted as a reasonable oncologic surgery worldwide. On the other hand, in gastric cancers that do metastasize well to the lymph node, the use of SNNS has been approached with care and performed in only limited cases. Some obstacles still have to be overcome, such as the shortcomings of SN tracers and the technical limitations of laparoscopic SN detection. The aims of this study were to determine whether… CONTINUE READING
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