Axillary lymph node group

Known as: Nodi lymphoidei axillares, Lymph node group of axilla, Axillary lymph nodes set 
One of approximately 20-30 lymph nodes in chain formation that traverse the concavity of the underarm to the clavicle.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
IMPORTANCE Sentinel lymph node (SLN) surgery provides reliable nodal staging information with less morbidity than axillary lymph… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE For women with breast cancer, the role of completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) after identification of nodal… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Overt ipsilateral axillary lymph node metastases of breast cancer are the most significant prognostic indicators for… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE We sought to identify the rate of axillary recurrence after sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy for breast cancer… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the factors that predict the presence of metastasis in nonsentinel lymph… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To assess patient and tumor characteristics associated with a complete pathologic response (pCR) in both the breast and… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Pilot studies indicate that probe-guided resection of radioactive sentinel nodes (the first nodes that receive… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Overexpression of the erbB-2 protein by breast cancer cells has been suggested to be a predictor of response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Sentinel node (SN) biopsy appears to offer an alternative to routine axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for staging… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The current findings completely affirm the validity of our original observations indicating the appropriateness of grouping… (More)
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