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What is a sentinel node biopsy procedure?

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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Sentinel node

Injecting a dye, it initially goes to mother nodes or sentinel nodes and from there nurse to whole node basin.
Biopsy of these mother nodes save to biopsy or removing whole nodal areas if sentinel node negative.

In brief: Sentinel node

Injecting a dye, it initially goes to mother nodes or sentinel nodes and from there nurse to whole node basin.
Biopsy of these mother nodes save to biopsy or removing whole nodal areas if sentinel node negative.
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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Sentinel node

Your surgeon will give a dye to look for these mother node or sentinel node, if they are negative then they don't have to look for whole nodal area.
Usually biopsies in case of breast cancer or melanoma.

In brief: Sentinel node

Your surgeon will give a dye to look for these mother node or sentinel node, if they are negative then they don't have to look for whole nodal area.
Usually biopsies in case of breast cancer or melanoma.
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