Sentinel lymph node procedure leads to upstaging of patients with resectable colon cancer: results of the Swiss prospective, multicenter study sentinel lymph node procedure in colon cancer

Viehl, Carsten T; Guller, Ulrich; Cecini, Ramona; Langer, Igor; Ochsner, Alex; Terracciano, Luigi; Riehle, Hans-Martin; Laffer, Urban; Oertli, Daniel; Zuber, Markus (2012). Sentinel lymph node procedure leads to upstaging of patients with resectable colon cancer: results of the Swiss prospective, multicenter study sentinel lymph node procedure in colon cancer. Annals of surgical oncology, 19(6), pp. 1959-65. New York, N.Y.: Springer 10.1245/s10434-012-2233-6

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The value of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) procedure in colon cancer patients remains a matter of debate. The objective of this prospective, multicenter trial was 3-fold: to determine the identification rate and accuracy of the SLN procedure in patients with resectable colon cancer; to evaluate the learning curve of the SLN procedure; and to assess the extent of upstaging due to the SLN procedure.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Visceral Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Güller, Ulrich

ISSN:

1068-9265

Publisher:

Springer

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:40

Last Modified:

20 May 2020 14:18

Publisher DOI:

10.1245/s10434-012-2233-6

PubMed ID:

22322951

Web of Science ID:

000304209800033

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.16387

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/16387 (FactScience: 224014)

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