3. Evolution of Methods for
Mapping Lymph Nodes: From Determination of a Regional Node Basin
to Detection of a Sentinel Node.
Defining the lymphatics of
the flow of lymph from skin to node
The concept of a sentinel
The role of the sentinel node
in diagnosis of metastasis from a primary cutaneous melanoma
Radioactive tracers in conjunction
with vital dyes for detection of sentinel nodes
Validating sentinel node biopsy
Is there any therapeutic value
to sentinel node biopsy?
Extending the role of sentinel