132(3) CME – Managing Malignant Melanoma – Video 3 – Sentinel lymph node dissection
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.
William Dzwierzynski, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 132(3):446e-460e, September 2013