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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 9 549 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2015.549

Case Report

Sentinel node detection in endometrial cancer using indocyanine green and fluorescence imaging—a case report

Sentinel lymph node mapping in endometrial cancer can help to provide the prognostic information needed while avoiding the morbidity associated with a complete lymphadenectomy. Studies with blue dye and technetium colloid have only given about 80% detection rates whereas with indocyanine green injection and fluorescence imaging, it gives about 88–100% detection rates. Herein, we report a case where indocyanine green was injected intracervically and sentinel nodes were detected at the paraaortic nodal area.

Keywords: endometrial cancer, Sentinel node, fluorescent lymphoscintigraphy

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