Cost-effectiveness of sentinel lymph node biopsy in thin melanomas Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous
  • Precancerous Conditions
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • The cost of performing SLNB in this population is great and only a small number will have disease identified that will alter treatment. These data call into question the appropriateness of SLNB for thin melanomas.

publication date

  • October 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0039-6060(03)00275-7

PubMed ID

  • 14605613

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 542

end page

  • 7; discussion 547-8

volume

  • 134

number

  • 4