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Breast cancer sentinel node scintigraphy: differences between imaging results 1 and 2 h after injection.

Authors
  • Wondergem, Maurits
  • Hobbelink, Monique G G
  • Witkamp, Arjen J
  • van Hillegersberg, Richard
  • de Keizer, Bart
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nuclear Medicine Communications
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2012
Volume
33
Issue
11
Pages
1138–1143
Identifiers
PMID: 22863761
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Scintigraphic imaging 2 h after a single peritumoural or intratumoural administration of about 120 MBq 99mTc-albumine nanocolloid yields an axillary sentinel node in over 95% of cases. Imaging 1 h after injection is of no additional value and can be omitted.

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