Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, July 13th, 2003
"An increasing number of patients are undergoing sentinel node biopsy alone for axillary staging of early breast cancer. A reliable method for evaluating the status of the sentinel node intraoperatively would allow patients with sentinel node metastases to undergo immediate rather than delayed axillary clearance. Sentinel nodes in 53 consecutive patients were examined by intraoperative imprint cytology," scientists writing in the World Journal of Surgery report.
"When compared with...
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