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Keleher and colleagues estimated radiation exposure to a fetus in early development, at 3 months, 6 months and 9 months gestation in 2 non-pregnant females. 5 mBq (if surgery planned for the subsequent day) and estimated exposure if (1) the nucleotide remained in the breast parenchyma and regional lymphatics (2) if the entire tracer went directly to the bladder or (3) if the sum total of the tracer was injected into the blood stream. 5 mBq radionucleotide went directly to the 30 Advances in Breast Cancer Management bladder.

These studies highlight the ever growing knowledge of sentinel lymph node biopsy and its utility. Prior axillary surgery was once thought to be a contraindication to SLNB but it now appears the procedure may be very helpful in identifying lymphatic basins that would otherwise not be explored when a patient presents Table 4. Published studies of reoperative sentinel lymph node biopsy First author 71 Year of Pub # of patients Identification rate Non-axillary localization Port <10 nodes previously ≥10 nodes previously Agarwal77 Dinan73 2002 32 75% 87% 44% Not reported 2005 2005 2 16 100% 69% Intra74 2005 18 100% Boughey78 2006 Prior SLN only Prior ALND 21 62% 100% 67-70% Roumen76 2006 Prior SLN only Prior ALND 2006 Taback75 Prior SLN only Prior ALND 12 83% 100% 80% 73% 83% 67% All to contralateral axilla 25% to ipsilateral axilla; 19% to contralateral axilla; 25% elsewhere All to ipsilateral axilla (all patients only had prior SLN) Alternate lymphatic drainage seen in 20% patients with prior SLN biopsy and 40-50% of patients with prior ALND 63% of patients had aberrant drainage patterns Newman79 2006 10 90% Port72 2007 Prior SLN only Prior ALND 117 55% 74% 38% 15 Ipsilateral axilla 5 cases; ipsilateral supraclavicular 1 case; internal mammary 2 cases; interpectoral 2 cases, contralateral axilla 3 case 8 cases to contralateral axilla; 3 cases to ipsilateral internal mammary; 1 case to ipsilateral axilla (no prior axillary surgery) 30% of patients had aberrant drainage patterns 2.

C. S. D. Barros, K. M. 2003. Pincerato, et al. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. A pilot study. Eur J Surg Oncol, 29: 118-120. 64. Lang J. , L. J. Esserman, C. A. , 2004. Accuracy of selective sentinel lymphadenectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: effect of clinical node status at presentation. J Am Coll Surg, 199: 856-62. 65. , E. Y. Kim, S. H. , 2007. Sentinel node identification rate, but not accuracy, is significantly decreased after pre-operative chemotherapy in axillary node-positive breast cancer patients.

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