A prospective comparative study to assess the contribution of radioisotope tracer method to dye-only method in the detection of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer

Eser M., Kement M., Kaptanoglu L., Gecer M. , Abamor E., Tutal F., et al.

BMC SURGERY, cilt.13, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)


Background: Metastasis in the axillary lymph nodes is the most important known prognostic factor for breast cancer. We aimed to investigate the contribution of the radioisotope tracer method to the dye-only method by performing sentinel lymph node biopsy on the same patient group during a single surgical session.