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Research & Reviews  512 results

Imaging Findings of Thoracic Lymphatic Abnormalities.
https://doi.org/10.1148/rg.220040
Radiographics : a Review Publication of the Radiological ... Sun JD, Shum T et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The lymphatic system plays an important role in balancing fluid compartments in the body. It is disrupted by various disease processes in the thorax, including injury to the thoracic lymphatic duct after surgery, as well as malignancy and heart fa...

SPECT/CT Reverse Lymphatic Mapping for Groin Vascularized Lymph Node Transplant Planning.
https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000009557
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Broyles JM, Smith JM et. al.

Aug 9th, 2022 - Superficial inguinal (groin) vascularized lymph node transplantation (VLNT) is the most common option for the treatment of lymphedema, particularly in combination with free abdominal flap breast reconstruction. This study examines the utility of s...

Mapping and Quantifying Lymphatic Drainage of the Arm's Alternate Pathway
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05253352

Aug 4th, 2022 - Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema (BCRL) affects 1.2 million patients in the United States and has no cure. The symptoms of lymphedema include fatigue, tightness, pain, and life-threatening infections. However, two-thirds of women undergoing breast...

Two-team-approached free flap reconstruction for plantar malignant melanoma: An observa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9333463
Medicine Kim JH, Lee CR et. al.

Jul 30th, 2022 - Reconstructive treatments of heel defects usually involve regional flap techniques such as medial plantar flap procedures due to the limited availability of adjacent soft tissues. Although free flaps have advantages in terms of function and aesthe...

Thoracic Duct Embolization for Delayed Chyle Leak After Lewis-Tanner Esophagectomy.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9319296
The American Journal of Case Reports; Franceschilli M, Argirò R et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2022 - BACKGROUND Radical esophagectomy for cancer is a potentially curative treatment that requires two/three-field lymphadenectomy. Serious complications can occur, including chyle leak (CL). CL has an incidence rate of 1-9% and is associated with a hi...

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Guidelines  3 results

The EANM and SNMMI practice guideline for lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel node localiza...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-013-2544-2
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; Giammarile F, Alazraki N et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2013 - The accurate harvesting of a sentinel node in breast cancer includes a sequence of procedures with components from different medical specialities, including nuclear medicine, radiology, surgical oncology and pathology. The aim of this document is ...

Joint practice guidelines for radionuclide lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel node localiz...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2766455
Annals of Surgical Oncology; Alkureishi LW, Burak Z et. al.

Oct 2nd, 2009 - Involvement of the cervical lymph nodes is the most important prognostic factor for patients with oral/oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), and the decision of whether to electively treat patients with clinically negative necks remains a ...

Joint practice guidelines for radionuclide lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel node localiz...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-009-1248-0
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; Alkureishi LW, Burak Z et. al.

Sep 29th, 2009 - Involvement of the cervical lymph nodes is the most important prognostic factor for patients with oral/oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), and the decision whether to electively treat patients with clinically negative necks remains a con...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  64 results

Mapping and Quantifying Lymphatic Drainage of the Arm's Alternate Pathway
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05253352

Aug 4th, 2022 - Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema (BCRL) affects 1.2 million patients in the United States and has no cure. The symptoms of lymphedema include fatigue, tightness, pain, and life-threatening infections. However, two-thirds of women undergoing breast...

Sentinel Lymph Node Detection in Patients With Stage Ib-III Melanoma Using MSOT and ICG
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05467137

Jul 20th, 2022 - Over the past few decades, melanoma has been one of the fastest-growing cancers and the incidence rate of melanoma is still increasing. Standard treatment for melanoma is wide (re)excision. Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy (SLNB) is recommended fo...

A Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Neoadjuvant Relatlimab and Nivolumab in High Risk, Clinical Stage II Cutaneous Melanoma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05418972

Jul 13th, 2022 - The incidence of stage II melanoma is significantly higher than for later stages of the disease, but stage II patients account for approximately 50% of all those who subsequently develop metastatic disease and die. Stage II melanomas have a Breslo...

Exploring an Alternative Pre-operative SLN Mapping Method Using a Magnetic Tracer and MRI for Melanoma Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05145829

Jul 12th, 2022 - Rationale: Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is crucial in the management of malignant melanoma treatment and is currently performed by pre-operatively inject a colloid nanomaterial labeled with Technetium (99mTc) as radioactive tracer. Intra-oper...

Refining Local-Regional Therapy for IBC
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04636710

Jul 6th, 2022 - This research study is a Feasibility Study, which means the investigators are collecting information from a relatively small group of patients to determine if the sentinel lymph node procedure identifies the first nodes that drain the breast in pa...

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News  11 results

Secretan Syndrome: A Fluctuating Case of Factitious Lymphedema
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/250167/mixed-topics/secretan-syndrome-fluctuating-case-factitious-lymphedema
Deniz Demircioğlu, Emel Öztürk Durmaz, MD et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - Secretan syndrome (SS) represents a recurrent or chronic form of factitious lymphedema, usually affecting the dorsal aspect of the hand. 1-3 It is accepted as a subtype of Munchausen syndrome whereby the patient self-inflicts and simulates lymphede.

Preventing Clinical Lymphedema With Bioimpedance Spectroscopy
https://www.onclive.com/view/preventing-clinical-lymphedema-with-bioimpedance-spectroscopy

Dec 20th, 2020 - Patrick W. Whitworth, MD Breast cancer-related lymphedema affects from 3 million to 5 million people in the United States. Approximately 23,000 new cases (7% after sentinel node biopsy, 25% after axillary dissection) are expected this year. On to...

Surgical Challenges and Opportunities in Treating Penile Cancer
https://www.onclive.com/view/surgical-challenges-and-opportunities-in-treating-penile-cancer

Dec 5th, 2020 - Kevin R. Loughlin, MD, MBA Penile cancer occurs rarely in the United States and Western Europe. In the United States, the incidence is 1 to 2 cases for every 100,000 individuals a year. In Western Europe, it is less than 1% of all male cancers. R...

Dr. Backes on Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Cervical Cancer
https://www.onclive.com/view/dr-backes-on-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-in-cervical-cancer

Dec 4th, 2020 - Floor J. Backes, MD, associate professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the use of sentinel lymph node mapping in patients with cervical cancer. The goal of sentinel lymph no...

Is There a Future for Axillary Surgery in Breast Cancer?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/854774

Nov 20th, 2015 - "The days are numbered for axillary surgery" in breast cancer patients and, in the coming years, use of the commonplace procedure will be "very limited," write a pair of Italian surgeons in a viewpoint published in the November issue of JAMA Oncol...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →