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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136624/value-of-intraoperative-cytological-and-pathological-sentinel-lymph-node-diagnosis-in-fertility-sparing-trachelectomy-for-early-stage-cervical-cancer
#1
Kenzo Sonoda, Hideaki Yahata, Kaoru Okugawa, Eisuke Kaneki, Tatsuhiro Ohgami, Masafumi Yasunaga, Shingo Baba, Yoshinao Oda, Hiroshi Honda, Kiyoko Kato
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Trachelectomy, a fertility-sparing surgery for early-stage cervical cancer, can be performed only when there is no extrauterine extension present. Therefore, identifying the sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) and using them to obtain an intraoperative pathologic diagnosis can provide information on the feasibility and safety of trachelectomy. Our aim was to assess the value of an intraoperative SLN diagnosis. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the accuracy of intraoperative imprint cytology and frozen-section examination in 201 patients at our institution in whom trachelectomy was planned...
November 15, 2017: Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121779/image-guided-surgery-in-gynecologic-oncology
#2
Henri Azaïs, Geoffroy Canlorbe, Yohan Kerbage, Anne Grabarz, Pierre Collinet, Serge Mordon
Image-guided surgery is a relevant way to reduce surgical morbidity and maximize cytoreductive surgery approach especially in ovarian cancer. Sentinel lymph node detection is a promising approach to avoid radical lymph node dissection and is slightly becoming standard in daily practice in endometrial and cervical cancer surgery even if it needs to be evaluated more precisely. Regarding carcinomatosis of ovarian origin, detection and treatment of microscopic disease could be appropriate to avoid local recurrences...
November 10, 2017: Future Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29032256/real-time-fluorescent-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-with-icg-in-women-with-previous-conization-undergoing-laparoscopic-surgery-for-early-invasive-cervical-cancer-comparison-with-radiotracer-blue-dye
#3
Alessandro Buda, Andrea Papadia, Giampaolo Di Martino, Sara Imboden, Beatrice Bussi, Luca Guerra, Elena De Ponti, Claudio Reato, Maria Luisa Gasparri, Cinzia Crivellaro, Michael Mueller
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the added value of fluorescence dye Indocyanine Green (ICG) for sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping in women with cervical cancer who had undergone previous conization (stage 1A-1B1), by comparing ICG versus Tc99(m) radiotracer + blue-dye (BD). DESIGN: A retrospective study by two European centers (San Gerardo Hospital, Italy and University of Berne, Switzerland). CANADIAN TASK FORCE FOR CLASSIFICATION OF THE STUDY DESIGN: II - 2 SETTING: Two academic medical centers...
October 12, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969759/sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-procedures
#4
REVIEW
Valeria M Moncayo, Adina L Alazraki, Naomi P Alazraki, John N Aarsvold
Accurate staging of many cancers with no clinical evidence of lymph node involvement is often a critical component of the management of such cancers and is generally and historically accomplished by accurate pathological assessment of multiple nodes. Unfortunately, such assessment usually involves excision of the multiple nodes and can result in significant morbidities. Over the past half century, and particularly over the last quarter century, investigators have defined and refined the "sentinel lymph node(s)" concept and have developed and investigated sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) procedures...
November 2017: Seminars in Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28954449/-clinical-analysis-of-76-cases-of-sentinel-lymph-node-detection-in-cervical-cancer-and-endometrial-cancer
#5
S C Liang, Z Q Wang, J L Wang
Objective: To evaluate the feasibility and clinical value of identifying sentinel lymph node (SLN) and to assess possible factors associated with detection rate in both cervical cancer and endometrial cancer. Methods: Retrospective study of 76 cases (39 with cervical cancer and 37 with endometrial cancer) were conducted in Peking University People's Hospital. All patients underwent SLN biopsy with tracers of indocyanine green (ICG) and (or) carbon nanoparticles. All mapped SLN was resected and followed by procedures that systematic pelvic lymphadenectomy and hysterectomy according to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines...
September 25, 2017: Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934992/breast-cancer-metastases-to-the-thyroid-gland-an-uncommon-sentinel-for-diffuse-metastatic-disease-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Agata M Plonczak, Aimee N DiMarco, Roberto Dina, Dorothy M Gujral, Fausto F Palazzo
BACKGROUND: Metastases to the thyroid are rare. The most common primary cancer to metastasize to the thyroid is renal cell carcinoma, followed by malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, and skin, with breast cancer metastases to the thyroid being rare. Overall, the outcomes in malignancies that have metastasized to the thyroid are poor. There are no prospective studies addressing the role of surgery in metastatic disease of the thyroid. Isolated thyroidectomy has been proposed as a local disease control option to palliate and prevent the potential morbidity of tumor extension related to the airway...
September 22, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921419/sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-in-endometrial-cancer-a-new-standard-of-care
#7
REVIEW
Stephanie A Sullivan, Emma C Rossi
Lymph node status is one of the most important factors in determining prognosis and the need for adjuvant treatment in endometrial cancer (EMCA). Unfortunately, full lymphadenectomy bears significant surgical and postoperative risks. The majority of patients with clinical stage I disease will not have metastatic disease; thus, a full lymphadenectomy only increases morbidity in this population of patients. The use of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy has emerged as an alternative to complete lymphadenectomy in EMCA...
September 18, 2017: Current Treatment Options in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28911828/laparoscopic-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-with-indocyanine-green-using-the-ispies-platform-initial-experience-argentina
#8
Julian Di Guilmi, Maria Cecilia Darin, Maria Toscano, Gustavo Maya
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the initial experience in Argentina using the iSpies indocyanine green (ICG) platform in sentinel lymph node mapping in patients with early-stage cervical cancer. DESIGN: Step-by-step demonstration of the technique using a video and pictures (educative video) (Canadian Task Force classification III). SETTING: Laparoscopic and robotic sentinel lymph node mapping using ICG has been shown to be safe and feasible; however, in developing countries, the opportunities to use fluorescent imaging through a minimally invasive approach are very limited, given the cost restrictions of acquiring the near-infrared technology and the fluorescent dyes...
September 11, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28873443/application-of-carbon-nanoparticles-in-laparoscopic-sentinel-lymph-node-detection-in-patients-with-early-stage-cervical-cancer
#9
Yan Lu, Jin-Ying Wei, De-Sheng Yao, Zhong-Mian Pan, Yao Yao
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the value of carbon nanoparticles in identifying sentinel lymph nodes in early-stage cervical cancer. METHODS: From January 2014 to January 2016, 40 patients with cervical cancer stage IA2-IIA, based on the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) 2009 criteria, were included in this study. The normal cervix around the tumor was injected with a total of 1 mL of carbon nanoparticles (CNP)at 3 and 9 o'clock. All patients then underwent laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection and radical hysterectomy...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28861856/role-of-sentinel-node-in-differentiated-thyroid-cancer-a-prospective-study-comparing-patent-blue-injection-technique-lymphoscintigraphy-and-the-combined-technique
#10
R Gelmini, M Campanelli, F Cabry, A Franceschetto, G Ceresini, L Ruffini, A Zaccaroni, P Del Rio
PURPOSE: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the feasibility and reproducibility of the sentinel lymph node (SLNs) biopsy in differentiated thyroid cancer using patent blue injection, lymphoscintigraphy and the combined techniques. METHODS: Between January 2011 and January 2013, 82 consecutive patients were enrolled in our prospective multicentre study. Inclusion criteria were 18 years of age, preoperative diagnosis of differentiated thyroid carcinoma, no evidence of lymph node enlargement and multifocal neoplasm...
August 31, 2017: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28807805/laparoscopic-sentinel-node-mapping-in-cervical-and-endometrial-malignancies-a-case-control-study-comparing-two-near-infrared-fluorescence-systems
#11
Alessandro Buda, Giampaolo Di Martino, Elena De Ponti, Paolo Passoni, Federica Sina, Claudio Reato, Francesca Vecchione, Daniela Giuliani
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was to evaluate the intraoperative and perioperative surgical outcomes of 2 different florescence systems commonly used for sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping in women with early-stage cervical cancer or endometrial cancer. DESIGN: Case-control study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: The Gynecology Oncology Surgical Unit of the San Gerardo Hospital, Italy. PATIENTS: Thirty-four consecutive women with early stage-cervical cancer (stage IA-1B1) or apparent confined stage I endometrial cancer were included in the study...
August 12, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751118/description-of-a-reproducible-anatomically-based-surgical-algorithm-for-detection-of-pelvic-sentinel-lymph-nodes-in-endometrial-cancer
#12
Jan Persson, Barbara Geppert, Céline Lönnerfors, Michele Bollino, Anna Måsbäck
OBJECTIVE: To describe and evaluate a reproducible, anatomically based surgical algorithm, including reinjection of tracer to enhance technical success rate, for detection of pelvic sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) in endometrial cancer (EC). METHODS: A prospective study of 102 consecutive women with high risk EC scheduled for robotic surgery was conducted. Following cervical injection of a fluorescent dye, an algorithm for trans- and retroperitoneal identification of tracer display in the lower and upper paracervical pathways was strictly adhered to...
October 2017: Gynecologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28729099/implementing-a-cervical-sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-program-quality-improvement-in-gynaecologic-oncology
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Maria C Cusimano, Rachel Walker, Marcus Q Bernardini, Geneviève Bouchard-Fortier, Stephane Laframboise, Taymaa May, Joan Murphy, Barry Rosen, Al Covens, Blaise Clarke, Patricia Shaw, Marjan Rouzbahman, Ravi Mohan, Sarah E Ferguson
OBJECTIVE: Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy is becoming a reasonable alternative to pelvic lymphadenectomy in early-stage cervical cancer. It is therefore imperative that centres without prior experience are able to successfully implement the procedure. The objectives of the current study were to (1) describe the process of implementing an SLN biopsy program with a novel peer mentorship component and (2) assess post-program quality improvement metrics, including SLN detection rate (DR) and diagnostic parameters...
August 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada: JOGC, Journal D'obstétrique et Gynécologie du Canada: JOGC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28716308/unexpected-locations-of-sentinel-lymph-nodes-in-endometrial-cancer
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Jeffrey How, Irina Boldeanu, Susie Lau, Shannon Salvador, Emily How, Raphael Gotlieb, Jeremie Abitbol, Ajay Halder, Zainab Amajoud, Stephan Probst, Sonya Brin, Walter Gotlieb
INTRODUCTION: To evaluate the anatomical location of sentinel lymph nodes (SLN) following intra-operative cervical injection in endometrial cancer. METHODS: All consecutive patients with endometrial cancer undergoing sentinel lymph node mapping were included in this prospective study following intra-operative cervical injection of tracers. Areas of SLN detection distribution were mapped. RESULTS: Among 436 patients undergoing SLN mapping, there were 1095 SLNs removed, and 7...
October 2017: Gynecologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28669052/the-combination-of-preoperative-pet-ct-and-sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-in-the-surgical-management-of-early-stage-cervical-cancer
#15
Andrea Papadia, Maria Luisa Gasparri, Sophie Genoud, Klaeser Bernd, Michael D Mueller
INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study was to evaluate the use of PET/CT and/or SLN mapping alone or in combination in cervical cancer patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data on stage IA1-IIA cervical cancer patients undergoing PET/CT and SLN mapping were retrospectively collected. Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) of PET/CT and SLN mapping, alone or in combination, in identifying cervical cancer patients with lymph node metastases were calculated...
November 2017: Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28664470/early-cervical-cancer-current-dilemmas-of-staging-and-surgery
#16
REVIEW
Tiffany Zigras, Genevieve Lennox, Karla Willows, Allan Covens
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Advances in cervical cancer screening and treatment have resulted in high cure rates in developed countries for early-stage disease. Current research focuses on minimizing morbidity and maximizing quality of life. RECENT FINDINGS: Imaging has been disappointing in identifying small volume metastases. Sentinel lymph node biopsy represents a significant advantage with high sensitivity, low false negative rates, reduced morbidity, and equivalent survival in recent studies compared to pelvic lymphadenectomy...
August 2017: Current Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28629611/sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-in-minimally-invasive-surgery-role-of-imaging-with-color-segmented-fluorescence-csf
#17
Maite I Lopez Labrousse, Michael Frumovitz, M Guadalupe Patrono, Pedro T Ramirez
OBJECTIVE: Sentinel lymph node mapping, alone or in combination with pelvic lymphadenectomy, is considered a standard approach in staging of patients with cervical or endometrial cancer [1-3]. The goal of this video is to demonstrate the use of indocyanine green (ICG) and color-segmented fluorescence when performing lymphatic mapping in patients with gynecologic malignancies. METHODS: Injection of ICG is performed in two cervical sites using 1mL (0.5mL superficial and deep, respectively) at the 3 and 9 o'clock position...
September 2017: Gynecologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608117/can-we-define-the-risk-of-lymph-node-metastasis-in-early-stage-cervical-cancer-patients-a-large-scale-retrospective-study
#18
Gabriella Ferrandina, Luigi Pedone Anchora, Valerio Gallotta, Anna Fagotti, Enrico Vizza, Vito Chiantera, Pierandrea De Iaco, Alfredo Ercoli, Giacomo Corrado, Carolina Bottoni, Francesco Fanfani, Giovanni Scambia
BACKGROUND: Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy has emerged as one of the most appreciated techniques for reducing the rate of complete lymph node dissection (LND) performed in patients with early-stage cervical cancer (ECC). However, its performances are still a matter of debate and, to improve them, international guidelines recommend performing at least unilateral LND in case of SLN mapping. In a prior study, we identified a group of patients without evidence of lymph node metastasis (LNM)...
June 12, 2017: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28571944/indocyanine-green-versus-radiotracer-with-or-without-blue-dye-for-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-in-stage-ib1-cervical-cancer-2%C3%A2-cm
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Giampaolo Di Martino, Cinzia Crivellaro, Elena De Ponti, Beatrice Bussi, Andrea Papadia, Ignacio Zapardiel, Enrico Vizza, Federica Elisei, Maria Dolores Diestro, Luca Locatelli, Maria Luisa Gasparri, Paolo Di Lorenzo, Michael Mueller, Alessandro Buda
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To compare sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping in women with cervical cancer stage >IB1 (tumor size >2 cm) using indocyanine green (ICG) versus the standard technique using radioisotope technetium 99m radiocolloid (Tc99(m)) radiotracer with or without blue dye. DESIGN: European multicenter, retrospective observational study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: Four academic medical centers. PATIENTS: Ninety-five women with stage IB1 cervical cancer (>2 cm) who underwent SLN mapping with Tc99(m) with or without blue dye or ICG and radical hysterectomy...
May 29, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28551895/-sentinel-lymph-nodes-dissection-in-gynecological-malignancies
#20
REVIEW
Yael Naaman, Limor Goldenhersh, Alon Ben-Arie
During the last decade sentinel lymph nodes biopsy has become an essential part of primary surgical treatment in a number of malignancies including breast cancer, melanoma and head-and-neck malignancies. Dye or radioactive substances are injected at the primary tumor site, followed by pre-operative and intra-operative mapping. During surgery only positive lymph nodes are being dissected instead of a complete dissection of the lymphatic basin. The advantages of sentinel lymph nodes dissection are reducing the side effects of extensive lymph nodes dissection, while maintaining high detection rates and sensitivity in identifying cases with lymphatic tumor spread...
February 2017: Harefuah
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