TITLE

Efficacy of reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction screening for micrometastic disease

AUTHOR(S)
Lockett, Mark A.; Metcalf, John S.; Baron, Paul L.; O'Brien, Paul H.; Elliott, Bruce M.; Robison, Jacob G.; Cole, David J.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jun1998, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p539
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the costs and sensitivity of serial sectioning and immunohistochemical staining with multimarker reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) methodology for the detection of axillary lymph node (ALN) breast cancer metastases. Patient characteristics; RT-PCR sensitivity; Cost analysis; Pathologic outcomes.
ACCESSION #
681597

 

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