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Use of a novel sentinel lymph node mapping algorithm reduces the need for pelvic lymphadenectomy in low-grade endometrial cancer.

Authors
  • Tanner, Edward1
  • Puechl, Allison2
  • Levinson, Kimberly3
  • Havrilesky, Laura J2
  • Sinno, Abdulrahman3
  • Secord, Angeles Alvarez2
  • Fader, Amanda N3
  • Lee, Paula S2
  • 1 The Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, United States. Electronic address: [email protected] , (United States)
  • 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC, United States. , (United States)
  • 3 The Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, United States. , (United States)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gynecologic Oncology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
147
Issue
3
Pages
535–540
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.10.020
PMID: 29056441
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Lymphatic assessment using SLN mapping followed by selective FS to determine need for PLND is feasible. When compared to the NCCN algorithm, this novel "Reflex Frozen Section" strategy eliminates PLND in patients at lowest risk for metastasis without compromising identification of metastatic nodal disease.

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