A prospective study of use of a clinicopathological score to select patients for the type of axillary surgery

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A prospective study of use of a clinicopathological score to select patients for the type of axillary surgery. / Pinkney, T D; Nightingale, P; Carmichael, A R.

In: European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO), Vol. 33, No. 2, 03.2007, p. 153-6.

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title = "A prospective study of use of a clinicopathological score to select patients for the type of axillary surgery",
abstract = "The aim of this study was to prospectively assess a previously described and independently validated clinicopathological score for counselling and selecting patients for sentinel node biopsy or axillary clearance. The clinicopathological score is based on the size of primary tumour, grade of primary tumour, age of the patient, quadrant of the breast and lymphovascular invasion, which are all independent predictors of lymph node involvement. The clinicopathological score may assist patients to decide if they would benefit from sentinel node biopsy or axillary clearance as a primary procedure.",
keywords = "Adult, Axilla, Breast Neoplasms, Female, Humans, Lymph Node Excision, Lymph Nodes, Lymphatic Metastasis, Mastectomy, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Staging, Patient Selection, Prospective Studies, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive, Treatment Outcome",
author = "Pinkney, {T D} and P Nightingale and Carmichael, {A R}",
year = "2007",
month = mar,
doi = "10.1016/j.ejso.2006.10.009",
language = "English",
volume = "33",
pages = "153--6",
journal = "European Journal of Surgical Oncology",
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publisher = "Elsevier",
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KW - Breast Neoplasms

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Lymph Node Excision

KW - Lymph Nodes

KW - Lymphatic Metastasis

KW - Mastectomy

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Neoplasm Staging

KW - Patient Selection

KW - Prospective Studies

KW - Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

KW - Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive

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