Sentinel lymph node biopsy accuracy and prognostic value in the head and neck region has been established. The article describes the current indications for the procedure, lymph node localization using lymphoscintigraphy and intra-operative blue dye injection, the surgical technique, and important recommendations to avoid complications in this very important anatomic region.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1 2013|
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