In differentiated thyroid carcinoma sentinel node biopsy with lymphoscintigraphy and gamma probe method should overcome the practical limits of the blue dye method observed in our experience other than eliminating the problem of lymphatic disruption during operation, that of identification of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) lying outside the central compartment and that of the excision of the undistinguishable parathyroid gland.
CAN LYMPHOSCINTIGRAPHY AND GAMMA PROBE METHOD IN SENTINEL NODE BIOPSY FOR DIFFERENTIATED THYROID CARCINOMA OBVIATE THE DISADVANTAGES OF THE BLUE-DYE METHOD? / Peparini, Nadia; DI MATTEO, Filippo Maria; Tartaglia, Francesco; Maturo, Alessandro. - In: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY. - ISSN 0748-7983. - STAMPA. - 33:(2007), pp. 815-816. [10.1016/j.ejso.2006.12.008]