Guidelines for sentinel node biopsy and lymphatic mapping of patients with breast cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Annals of surgery, Volume 227, Issue 5, p.645-51; discussion 651-3 (1998)


Biopsy, Breast Neoplasms, Carcinoma in Situ, Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast, Coloring Agents, Female, Humans, Immunohistochemistry, Lymph Nodes, Lymphatic Metastasis, Prospective Studies, Technetium Tc 99m Sulfur Colloid


To define preliminary guidelines for the use of lymphatic mapping techniques in patients with breast cancer.