What is the real impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the therapeutic management of melanoma?

What is the real impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the therapeutic management of melanoma?

Regional disease control is one of the primary goals in the therapeutic management of melanoma. Therefore, regional lymph node dissection (RLS) has been the approach of choice to achieve local nodal control for many years. However, considering the morbidity of the procedure and acquisition of technologies such as sentinel lymph node (SL) mapping, ELR was …

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