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Pathologic evaluation of axillary dissection specimens following unexpected identification of tumor within sentinel lymph nodes.

Authors
  • Gutierrez, Jessica1
  • Dunn, Daniel
  • Bretzke, Margit
  • Johnson, Eric
  • O'Leary, John
  • Stoller, Diane
  • Fraki, Sally
  • Diaz, Leslie
  • Lillemoe, Tamera
  • 1 Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, MN, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Publisher
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
135
Issue
1
Pages
131–134
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1043/2009-0694-OAR.1
PMID: 21204719
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings lend support to axillary node dissection for patients with micrometastasis or metastasis in their sentinel nodes. However, studies with clinical follow-up are needed to determine whether axillary node dissection is necessary for patients with isolated tumor cells in sentinel nodes.

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