lymphatic mapping


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lymphatic mapping

In the staging of cancers, injection of a tracer material near a tumor to determine the regional lymph nodes into which metastatic disease may first spread.
See: sentinel node (1)
See also: mapping
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To date, Lymphoseek is the first and only receptor-targeted agent developed specifically for Intraoperative Lymphatic Mapping (ILM).
Two randomised controlled trials reported on sentinel node detection and accuracy rates with the combination methods of lymphatic mapping (blue dye and radioactive isotope) being significantly higher than single agent methods.
The safety of lymphatic mapping in pregnant breast cancer patients using Tc-99m sulphur colloid.
Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy before chemotherapy is the standard of care for patients with small breast cancers.
Overall, 60% (1,204 patients) subsequently underwent a lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy procedure pioneered by Dr.
Lessons learned from 500 cases of lymphatic mapping for breast cancer.
Several studies have demonstrated that lymphatic mapping is useful for identifying sentinel nodes in patients with vulvar cancer, for example, Dr.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of SLNBX by using an isosulfan blue dye lymphatic mapping technique in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity.
Lymphatic mapping involves injecting a breast tumor with blue dye and/or a radioactive tracer.
We previously attempted lymphatic mapping with the peritumoral injection of patent blue dye to identify the lymph nodes draining the tumors.
The gamma detection system provides lymphatic mapping that for the first time at the hospital will allow doctors to pinpoint certain cancerous tumors without having to remove all the lymph nodes in an area of concern.