Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 15, Issue 11, pp 3318–3319 | Cite as

Axillary Reverse Mapping in Breast Cancer: A New Microsurgical Lymphatic–Venous Procedure in the Prevention of Arm Lymphedema

  • Federico Casabona
  • Stefano Bogliolo
  • Simone Ferrero
  • Francesco Boccardo
  • Corradino Campisi
Breast Oncology

Keywords

Sentinel Node Lymphedema Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Axillary Dissection Sentinel Node Mapping 

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Copyright information

© Society of Surgical Oncology 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Federico Casabona
    • 1
  • Stefano Bogliolo
    • 1
  • Simone Ferrero
    • 1
  • Francesco Boccardo
    • 2
  • Corradino Campisi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Breast Unit, San Martino HospitalUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Unit of Lymphatic Surgery and Microsurgery, San Martino HospitalUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly

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