Observation after a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Melanoma
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • Immediate CLND after a positive SLNB is associated with fewer initial nodal basin recurrences but similar melanoma-specific survival. These results support ongoing equipoise in the Multicenter Selective Lymphadenectomy Trial II (MSLT-II).

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-014-3758-7

PubMed ID

  • 24833100

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3117

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 21

number

  • 9