Significato biologico delle micrometastasi linfonodali e del concetto di linfonodo sentinella.

Translated title of the contribution: The clinical significance of lymph node micrometastases and of concept of sentinel lymph node

A. Forte, G. Leonetti, M. Bosco, S. Manfredelli, R. De Sanctis, V. Urbano, M. Bezzi

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Abstract

Micrometastases, (metastases smaller than 2 mm), had benn subject of several studies. In literature is documented a prognostic worsening due to their presence. Research of micrometastases in sentinel lymph node is of great interest and can allow a clinical application with profitable cost efficacy ratio. The Authors discuss about clinical, prognostical and therapeutical implicationes in case of micrometastases into sentinel lympho nodes.

Translated title of the contributionThe clinical significance of lymph node micrometastases and of concept of sentinel lymph node
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)277-280
Number of pages4
JournalGiornale di Chirurgia
Volume27
Issue number6-7
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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