Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 21st, 2006
"The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine whether lymphoscintigraphy (LSG) for sentinel lymph node (SNL) mapping in a woman with a breast mass presents an unacceptable risk to her fetus. We assessed radiation-absorbed dose to various organs from Tc-99m-sulfur colloid (TSC) LSG using standard internal absorbed dose assessment methodologies for both reference phantoms as well as for phantom models using the specific patient population characteristics such as total body and injected organ mass,"...
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