A critical assessment on the role of sentinel node mapping in endometrial cancer

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Abstract

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in the developed countries. Although the high incidence of this occurrence no consensus, about the role of retroperitoneal staging, still exists. Growing evidence support the safety and efficacy of sentinel lymph node mapping. This technique is emerging as a new standard for endometrial cancer staging procedures. In the present paper, we discuss the role of sentinel lymph node mapping in endometrial cancer, highlighting the most controversies features.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252-254
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gynecologic Oncology
Volume26
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2015

Keywords

  • Endometrial neoplasms
  • Hysteroscopic injection
  • Lymph node excision
  • Sentinel node

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Oncology

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