CLND

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AcronymDefinition
CLNDChemiluminescent Nitrogen Detection
CLNDCompletion Lymph Node Dissection
CLNDCollège et Lycée Notre-Dame (French: Notre Dame Secondary School)
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Morbidity and recurrence after completion lymph node dissection following sentinel lymph node biopsy in cutaneous malignant melanoma.
Jung et al., "Morbidity and recurrence after completion lymph node dissection following sentinel lymph node biopsy in cutaneous malignant melanoma," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Even more surprising, 64% of positive patients at National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) centers did not undergo a completion lymph node dissection (CLND), according to findings presented at a symposium sponsored by the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Further, they concluded that it's reasonable to proceed with completion lymph node dissection without obtaining staging imaging unless the patient is symptomatic, and that overaggressive screening will lead to numerous false-positive results and the possibility of iatrogenic harm.
A recommended completion lymph node dissection was performed for a positive sentinel lymph node in 78% of patients.
Patients with histologically negative, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction-positive (RT-PCR) SLNs had no improvement with completion lymph node dissection (CLND) or CLND plus interferon, according to researchers.