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Sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma: The Oxford ten year clinical experience

Abstract:

Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) has become an established investigation for assessing microscopic nodal metastasis in melanoma. The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) incorporates the sentinel node status in its staging criteria for melanoma. We present our clinical evaluation of performing SLNB in a single UK centre between 1998 and 2008. There were 697 patients with a mean age 53 years (range 13-92). We were able to surgically harvest at least one sentinel node in 694 patients of w...

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10.1016/j.bjps.2011.05.001

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Rughani, MG More by this author
Middleton, MR More by this author
Ramcharan, RN More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Volume:
64
Issue:
10
Pages:
1284-1290
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1878-0539
ISSN:
1748-6815
URN:
uuid:fc876ae6-529b-4320-9bfc-c596ee025454
Source identifiers:
179883
Local pid:
pubs:179883

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