axillary lymph node dissection

Known as: Axillary Node Dissection, Axillary Lymphadenectomy, Excision Axillary Lymph Nodes 
Surgical removal of the lymph nodes located in the cavity beneath the junction of the arm and the thorax, or axilla (armpit). This procedure is… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Axillary surgery is an established part of the management of primary breast cancer. It provides staging information to… (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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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) has eliminated the need for axillary dissection (ALND) in patients… (More)
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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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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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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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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
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is often associated with permanent arm side effects. Side effects after sentinel lymph node… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Axillary lymph node dissection for staging the axilla in breast carcinoma patients is associated with considerable… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Axillary dissection has been a routine part of breast cancer treatment for more than 100 years. Axillary node… (More)
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