Enhancing the clinical pathway for patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Lymph Node Excision
ALND may be safely performed as a day-case procedure. The key to successfully implementing ALND as a day-case procedure is a multidisciplinary team approach combined with enhanced pre and postoperative patient education. In addition, changes in the mindsets of patients and health care providers are essential.