To identify the SLN
and confirm the applicability of the SLN
concept to bladder cancer, we need an anatomical understanding of the lymphatic network and flow around the bladder.
3] Nonstandard abbreviations: NIR, near infrared; QD, quantum dot; FOW, first optical window; SOW, second optical window; SLN
, sentinel lymph node; HD, hydrodynamic; CCD, charge-coupled device; SBR, signal-to-background ratio.
have high monodispersity, long temporal stability, high loading factors for incorporated molecules and low toxicity (Mehnert and M der 2001).
The internal branch of the SLN
is accompanied by the superior laryngeal artery, which is a branch of superior thyroid artery, which in turn is the first branch of external carotid artery immediately after bifurcation of the common carotid artery.
Histopathologic evaluation of the SLN
can be performed using touch imprint (TI) cytology, frozen section (FS) analysis, or both.
In the period between 2002 and 2007, all patients found to have a negative SLN
by intraoperative FS, who were later found to have tumor involvement in their SLN
by permanent section H&E levels or CK IHC, were invited to participate in this study (n = 116).
There are two situations considered absolutely contra indicative to SLN
biopsy--these are cases with clinically proven axillary lymph involvement (N1) after ultrasonography and fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) or core biopsy, and patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to blue dye and/or radio-colloid material used to perform SLN
If the trial on 10 buses is successful, FleetM8 will see its device used on 250 buses in a deal worth around pounds 17m to the company and its SLN
Excel offers the SLN
function to calculate straight-line depreciation.
Each of these factors is known to be associated with better outcome in melanoma, and collectively these predictors outweigh the adverse implications of the higher incidence of SLN
metastases, said Dr.
By 1999, SLN
course numbers had increased significantly.
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