Does BMI affect the detection of sentinel lymph nodes with indocyanine green in early breast cancer patients?

Does BMI affect the detection of sentinel lymph nodes with indocyanine green in early breast... original article Eur Surg (2017) 49:165–170 DOI 10.1007/s10353-017-0480-2 Does BMI affect the detection of sentinel lymph nodes with indocyanine green in early breast cancer patients? Stephanie Rauch · Anton Haid · Zerina Jasarevic · Christoph H. Saely · Alexander Becherer · Etienne Wenzl Received: 11 October 2016 / Accepted: 23 May 2017 / Published online: 9 June 2017 © Springer-Verlag Wien 2017 Summary Results In all patients, up to six sentinel nodes (mean Background Sentinel node biopsy (SNB) has proved to 2.49) were detected. No statistical correlation was be a useful and safe method for axillary staging in the found between the BMI and the identification of surgical management of early breast cancer. Sentinel lymphatics or the detection of lymph nodes with node (SN) detection rates with blue dye (patent blue) ICG. Lymphatics were successfully identified preop- and radioisotopes (99m-Tc), either alone or particu- eratively in no more than 79 cases. In 6 patients, larly in combination, are high (95% to 100%). Even a gamma probe was needed for detection. Adverse better detection rates were reported with fluorescent events or allergic reactions were absent throughout. dyes like indocyanine green (ICG). This study was de- Conclusions SN detection and lymphatic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Surgery Springer Journals

Does BMI affect the detection of sentinel lymph nodes with indocyanine green in early breast cancer patients?

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Publisher
Springer Vienna
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Wien
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery; Abdominal Surgery; Cardiac Surgery; General Surgery; Vascular Surgery
ISSN
1682-8631
eISSN
1682-4016
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10353-017-0480-2
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