• Yogesh Yadav Department of Anatomy, RMCH&RC, Hapur, UP
  • Preeti Goswami Department of Anatomy, RMCH&RC, Hapur, UP
  • Mohit Singh Department of Surgery, RMCH&RC, Hapur, UP
  • Veena Bharihoke Department of Surgery, RMCH&RC, Hapur, UP
Keywords: Lymphatic Drainage, Sentinel Lymph node Biopsy, Breast cancer


Emergence of lymphatic mapping sentinel lyrnph node biopsy in early stage breast cancer patients has ensured a proper patient selection for elective axillary dissection. This protects histopathologically node negative patients from over treatment and unnecessary complications of axillary dissection. In increasing number of breast management protocols, it has become a standard procedure for detection of occult metastases in clinically node negative patients.


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