VOLUME 30 - NUMBER 51 - 2009

Biopsy of sentinel lymph node for melanoma in Day Surgery

  • Rossi P., Manzelli A., Ricciardi E., Quaresima S., Orsaria P., Buonomo O., Petrella G., Venza M., Ricozzi I., Orlandi A., Schillaci O., Chimenti S.
  • Articolo Originale, 205-205
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  • We reporting the experience of SLNB procedure in Day Surgery performed in 64 patients underwent to limphadenectomy for malignant melanoma between February 2003 to March 2009 at Tor Vergata University Hospital in Rome. This study confirms that the SLNB in malignant melanoma is safe and accurate procedure and it is well accepted in Day Surgery patients.

  • KEY WORDS: melanoma, sentinel lymph node, Day Surgery.