Video Collection: September 2013- PRS 132(3) - CME - Managing Malignant Melanoma

Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Created:   8/29/2013
Contains:  4 items
The 4 related videos for the 132(3) CME article titled "Managing Malignant Melanoma." From the September 2013 PRS CME.

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Creator: William Dzwierzynski, MD
Duration: 0:15
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates the gamma probe being utilized to localize the incision site for the sentinel node biopsy. The shoulder is abducted and internally rotated to achieve easier access to the axillary lymph nodes. From CME article, “Managing Malignant Melanoma,” September 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Creator: William Dzwierzynski, MD
Duration: 0:51
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates sentinel lymph node dissection. A 2-3 cm incision is generally sufficient to dissect the sentinel lymph nodes. The use of the blue dye along with technetium colloid facilitated lymph node identification.. From CME article, “Managing Malignant Melanoma,” September 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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Creator: William Dzwierzynski, MD
Duration: 0:39
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates Gamma Counter reading. All lymph nodes with a gamma count of 10% or greater of the highest count should be removed for permanent section pathology evaluation. From CME article, “Managing Malignant Melanoma,” September 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.