Observation after a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma
Lymph Node Excision
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
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).