By Melody A. Cobleigh M.D. (auth.), William J. Gradishar M.D., William C. Wood M.D. (eds.)
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Radiopharmaceuticals can be used as the mapping agent, which travel to the sentinel node after injection at the primary site. Radioactive sentinel nodes are then identified intraoperatively using a hand-held gamma probe, a technique first described by Krag. 22 Depending on the agent used, the radiocolloid is injected one hour prior or up to 24 hours before the procedure. Common radiopharmaceuticals in use are technetium-99m-labeled sulfur colloid, human albumin colloid or antimony, which may be injected peritumorally or subdermally, and radioactive sentinel nodes are removed until the surrounding counts normalize to background levels.
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Advances in Breast Cancer Management by Melody A. Cobleigh M.D. (auth.), William J. Gradishar M.D., William C. Wood M.D. (eds.)