Management of regional lymph nodes in the elderly melanoma patient: Patient selection, accuracy and prognostic implications Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart Rate
  • Isoquinolines
  • Neuromuscular Blockade
  • Neuromuscular Nondepolarizing Agents
  • Respiration

abstract

  • SLNB was successful in 98.7% of elderly patients with high sensitivity and a low false negative rate. Only 2% of our elderly patients appeared too frail for SLNB. Age alone should not be a contraindication to SLNB and CLND for melanoma.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ejso.2014.07.051

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 157

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 41

number

  • 1