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journal article 
Author(s):
Rieger, A; Saeckl, J; Belloni, B; Hein, R; Okur, A; Scheidhauer, K; Wendler, T; Traub, J; Friess, H; Martignoni, ME 
Title:
First Experiences with Navigated Radio-Guided Surgery Using Freehand SPECT. 
Abstract:
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in melanoma using one-dimensional gamma probes is a standard of care worldwide. Reports on the performance are claimed by most groups to successfully detect the SLNs during the surgical procedure in almost 100% of the patients. In clinical practice, however, several issues remain which are usually not addressed: the difficulty of intraoperative detection of deeply located nodes, SLN detection in obese patients or in the groin and the impossibility to make a scan...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Case Rep Oncol 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
420-5 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; r Dermatologie und Allergologie; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik