Sentinel Lymph Node

Known as: Lymph Nodes, Sentinel, Lymph Node, Sentinel, Sentinel Lymph Nodes 
The first lymph node that is affected by cancer spread from the primary site. Sentinel lymph node biopsy is part of the staging work-up to determine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
CONTEXT Sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) accurately identifies nodal metastasis of early breast cancer, but it is not clear… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Sentinel-lymph-node (SLN) surgery was designed to minimise the side-effects of lymph-node surgery but still offer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The goals of axillary-lymph-node dissection (ALND) are to maximise survival, provide regional control, and stage the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Current practice is to perform a completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for breast cancer patients with tumor-involved… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The mechanisms of tumor metastasis to the sentinel lymph nodes are poorly understood. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Although numerous studies have shown that the status of the sentinel node is an accurate predictor of the status of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Axillary lymph node dissection is an established component of the surgical treatment of breast cancer, and is an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The sentinel node hypothesis assumes that a primary tumor drains to a specific lymph node in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have recently reported on a technique of gamma probe localization of radiolabelled lymph nodes to identify the sentinel node… (More)
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