Current surgical management of melanoma

Riker, Adam I., Kirksey, Lisa, Thompson, Lee, Morris, Amy and Cruse, C. Wayne (2006) Current surgical management of melanoma. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, 6 11: 1569-1583. doi:10.1586/14737140.6.11.1569


Author Riker, Adam I.
Kirksey, Lisa
Thompson, Lee
Morris, Amy
Cruse, C. Wayne
Title Current surgical management of melanoma
Journal name Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1473-7140
1744-8328
Publication date 2006-11
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1586/14737140.6.11.1569
Volume 6
Issue 11
Start page 1569
End page 1583
Total pages 15
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Expert Reviews
Language eng
Abstract The surgical management of melanoma has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Through the development and conduction of well-designed, prospective, randomized trials, we have been able to refine the way that we surgically manage patients with melanoma. Indeed, many important issues have been addressed through such trials: the proper surgical margins for the primary melanoma, utility of the elective lymph node dissection and the role for selective lymphadenectomy, to name a few. This review will also discuss what we have learned from past clinical trials and address several issues with regards to where we are going in the future.
Keyword Complete lymph node dissection
Cytoreductive surgery
Isolated limb perfusion
Lymphoscintigraphy
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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