Sentinel lymph node biopsy accurately stages the regional lymph nodes for T1-T2 oral squamous cell carcinomas: Results of a prospective multi-institutional trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Mouth Neoplasms
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • For T1 or T2 N0 oral squamous cell carcinoma, SLNB with step sectioning and immunohistochemistry, performed by surgeons of mixed experience levels, correctly predicted a pathologically negative neck in 96% of patients (NPV, 96%).

publication date

  • March 10, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2834497

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2008.20.8777

PubMed ID

  • 20142602

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1395

end page

  • 400

volume

  • 28

number

  • 8