Clinical Lymphatic Mapping of Gynecologic Cancer by Charles Levenback

By Charles Levenback

This absolutely illustrated textual content describes the idea that of sentinel lymph node detection and information many of the mapping ideas used and the research of the consequences.

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Gervasoni JE Jr, Taneja C, Chung MA, et al. Biologic and clinical significance of lymphadenectomy. Surg Clin North Am 2000; 80:1631–73. 11. Aukland K, Reed RK. Interstitial-lymphatic mechanisms in the control of extracellular fluid volume. Physiol Rev 1993; 73:1–78. 12. Uren RF, Howman-Giles RB, Thompson JF. Demonstration of second-tier lymph nodes during preoperative lymphoscintigraphy for melanoma: incidence varies with primary tumor site. Ann Surg Oncol 1998; 5:517–21. 13. Hoon DS, Korn EL, Cochran AJ.

In another study, Farzad et al15 took lymph node lymphocytes (LNL) and tested these LNLs against melanoma cell lines to determine their ability to inhibit tumor growth. LNLs taken from close to primary tumors inhibited growth in vivo less than lymphocytes from more distant lymph nodes. In 2000, Almand and colleagues16 showed that dendritic cell function was defective in cancer patients, and that this might be a factor in the metastatic process. Essner and Kojima17 have been looking at dendritic cell function in sentinel and nonsentinel lymph nodes of melanoma patients.

Cancer 1961; 14:13–16. 10. Levenback C, Coleman RL, Burke TW, et al. Intraoperative lymphatic mapping and sentinel node identification with blue dye in patients with vulvar cancer. Gynecol Oncol 2001; 83:276– 81. 11. Wilkinson E. Premalignant and malignant tumors of the vulva. In: Kurman R, ed, Blaustein’s Pathology of the Female Genital Tract (Springer-Verlag: New York, 1994) 87–129. 12. AJCC, Cancer Staging Manual. (Lippincott-Raven: Atlanta, GA, 1997). 13. Kelley JL, Burke TW, Tornos C, et al.

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