TITLE

Video-axillaroscopy: a new mini-invasive technique for surgical exploration of the axillary region†

AUTHOR(S)
Jougon, Jacques; Thumerel, Matthieu; Rodriguez, Arnaud; Delcambre, Frédéric
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Subclavicular lymph nodes are one of the deeper lymph node groups of the lymphatic network located in the axillary region. As its location is surrounded by vessels and nerves, biopsy of subclavicular lymph nodes is not possible without eye control. We describe a new, mini-invasive technique for accessing the thoracic outlet region. Video-axillaroscopy is a reliable mini-invasive technique for targeting biopsies of lymph nodes in the axillary region. It is safer and more accurate than radio-guided techniques. Exploration of this region might benefit treatment of lymphoma and breast cancer and applications might emerge for thoracic outlet syndromes.
ACCESSION #
77686451

 

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