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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66--73

Role of axillary sampling in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy: A critical review

KK Bassi, V Seenu, A Srivastava, N Al Sharara 
 Department of Surgical Disciplines, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

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V Seenu
Department of Surgical Disciplines, AIIMS, New Delhi
India

Axillary lymph node dissection is the standard of care for treating and staging axilla in breast cancer. Sentinel lymph node biopsy and axillary sampling have been advocated as an alternative to axillary lymph node dissection with an added benefit of lesser morbidity. Herein, we are reviewing the role of axillary sampling in the present era of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the background of standard axillary dissection.


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Bassi K K, Seenu V, Srivastava A, Al Sharara N. Role of axillary sampling in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy: A critical review.Indian J Cancer 2012;49:66-73


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Bassi K K, Seenu V, Srivastava A, Al Sharara N. Role of axillary sampling in the era of sentinel lymph node biopsy: A critical review. Indian J Cancer [serial online] 2012 [cited 2022 Jan 18 ];49:66-73
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