CLND

(redirected from Completion Lymph Node Dissection)
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.
The survival benefit to patients with positive sentinel node melanoma after completion lymph node dissection may be limited to the subgroup with a primary lesion Breslow thickness greater than 1.
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.
A recommended completion lymph node dissection was performed for a positive sentinel lymph node in 78% of patients.
Failure to detect and treat that disease early will result in increased tumor burden upon completion lymph node dissection, increased morbidity and side effects in order to remove those nodes, and a small but increased likelihood of dying from that disease.