Axilla

Known as: Underarm, Fossa axillaris, Regio axillaris 
Area of the human body underneath the SHOULDER JOINT, also known as the armpit or underarm.
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1936-2017
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2017
Review
2017
Conservative management of breast cancer represents the standard treatment for early disease. Breast conserving surgery… (More)
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2014
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2014
BACKGROUND If treatment of the axilla is indicated in patients with breast cancer who have a positive sentinel node, axillary… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND In the past decade, there has been increasing breast reconstructions after mastectomy. The ideal material for… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node biopsy in women with operable breast cancer is routinely used in some countries for staging the… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Lymphedema complicating breast cancer treatment remains a challenging problem. The purpose of this… (More)
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2004
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2004
Background. Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is the current standard of care for breast cancer patients with sentinel lymph… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Currently, breast cancer patients without clinically suspicious lymph nodes are candidates for sentinel lymph node procedures… (More)
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1998
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1998
Pheromones are airborne chemical signals that are released by an individual into the environment and which affect the physiology… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND Pilot studies indicate that probe-guided resection of radioactive sentinel nodes (the first nodes that receive… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Axillary lymph-node dissection is an important staging procedure in the surgical treatment of breast cancer. However… (More)
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