Clinicopathologic Features of Metastasis in Nonsentinel Lymph Nodes of Breast Carcinoma Patients: A Metaanalysis
Lymph Node Excision
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
There is general concordance among studies regarding the association between pathologic characteristics and NSN metastasis in breast carcinoma patients with a positive SN. The pooled analysis identified those factors with the strongest associations that should be evaluated routinely in SN specimens and included in prospective databases for the development of a predictive model.