Sentinel-Node-Biopsy for cutaneous meanoma of the head and neck – an analysis of 50 cases

Matthias Scheich, Alessandro Relic, Michael Kreissl, Hans-Ullrich Völker, Jürgen Becker & Rudolf Hagen
Introduction: Cutaneous melanoma of the head and neck are aggressive tumors with poor prognosis according to tumor thickness. We performed sentinel lymphnode biopsy (SLNB) in 50 patients (thickness 1.0–10 mm; Clark Level III-V) from 3/03 to 10/08. Methods: Radioactive labelled microalbumine[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]