Interview with Prof Dr Uwe Wollina PART 2: Sentinel Lympnode in melanoma patients- what have to be done?

Lymphnode biopsy from 1 mm thickness onwards if no lymph node metastasis is seen clinically or by imaging techniques. We prefer histology of the primary tumor before sentinel. But if you have a nodular melanoma clinically much thicker than 1 mm you may do it in the same session. The removal of sentinel in tumors < 1mm thickness is a matter of debate. One has to calculate the number of patients treated … Read More

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