J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022 Jun 18;80(6):1134-1142. Epub 2022 Feb 18.
Associate Professor, Head and Neck Cancer Service, Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Purpose: Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is being increasingly used worldwide as a minimally invasive option to stage the clinically node-negative neck (N0) in patients with early oral cavity squamous cell carcinomas (OCSCC). We performed this trial to assess the reliability and validity of the technique.
Methods: We did this prospective interventional nonrandomized study in patients with early (cT1-T2 OCSCC) and with negative neck. Read More