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Correct identification of a sentinel node postselective lymphadenectomy using antimony levels.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18781136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study describes a case report where there was uncertainty as to which lymph node was the sentinel lymph node postlymphadenectomy. The matter was resolved by using a novel technique to analyse the antimony levels of the tissue paraffin-embedded specimens. This is the first report of this technique being used to facilitate clinical decision-making.
Marc Moncrieff; Richard Scolyer; John Thompson; Alison Beavis; Roger Uren; Jonathan Stretch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Melanoma research     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1473-5636     ISO Abbreviation:  Melanoma Res.     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-10     Completed Date:  2008-11-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9109623     Medline TA:  Melanoma Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  365-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Sydney Melanoma Unit, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Antimony / analysis*
Lymph Node Excision
Lymph Nodes / chemistry*,  surgery
Lymphatic Metastasis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Melanoma / chemistry,  secondary*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Skin Neoplasms / surgery
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