Sentinel Node Biopsy (cont.)
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Who Is Not a Good Candidate for Sentinel Node Biopsy?
Not all women are good candidates for sentinel node biopsy. A woman with any of the following may be a poor candidate for the procedure:
In addition, the following factors are associated with an increased risk of complications involving most surgeries (but none are specific contraindications to sentinel lymph node biopsy):
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/27/2016
Leigh A Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS
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