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Table 5 Comparison of pathological results between SLNB and combined use of SLNB, suspicious lymph node biopsy

From: Improved false negative rate of axillary status using sentinel lymph node biopsy and ultrasound-suspicious lymph node sampling in patients with early breast cancer

SLNB SLNB + USALNB Total
  + -  
+ 63 0 63
- 6 145 151
Total 69 145 214
  1. SLNB: sentinel lymph node biopsy.
  2. Compared with SLNB, SLNB + USALNB had a better false negative rate (2.8% vs. 11.3%, P = 0.031).