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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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