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Sentinel node assessment for diagnosis of groin lymph node involvement in vulvar cancer

  1. Amit Patel1,*,
  2. Nithya DG Ratnavelu1,
  3. Pierre PL Martin-Hirsch2,
  4. Raj Naik1,
  5. Andrew Bryant3,
  6. Angela Ralte4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010409

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Patel A, Ratnavelu NDG, Martin-Hirsch PPL, Naik R, Bryant A, Ralte A. Sentinel node assessment for diagnosis of groin lymph node involvement in vulvar cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD010409. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010409.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Gynaecological Oncology, Gateshead, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Gynaecological Oncology Unit, Preston, Lancashire, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle University, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  4. 4

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Pathology Department, Gateshead, UK

*Amit Patel, Gynaecological Oncology, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, NE9 6SX, UK. amit.patel@ghnt.nhs.uk.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the diagnostic test accuracy of sentinel lymph node assessment in detecting groin lymph node metastasis in patients with FIGO stage 1B or higher vulvar cancer.