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Meta-analysis of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer.

Authors
  • Miltenburg, D M
  • Miller, C
  • Karamlou, T B
  • Brunicardi, F C
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of surgical research
Publication Date
Jun 15, 1999
Volume
84
Issue
2
Pages
138–142
Identifiers
PMID: 10357910
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The SLN can be identified in over 97% of patients if certain techniques and inclusion criteria are used. SLNB reflects the status of the axilla in 97% of cases and has a 5% false negative rate.

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