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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S046 Sentinel Node Biopsy in N0 SCC of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx in the Previously Operated-on or Irradiated Patient

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):848-849. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.848-c

University of Alberta, Edmonton;

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Objectives: To assess the feasibility of sentinel lymph node (SLN) localization and to determine the predictive value of sentinel node biopsy for occult neck metastases in the previously operated-on or irradiated patient with N0 squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral cavity or oropharynx.

Design: Case series.