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Lymph node dissection for melanoma using tumescence local anaesthesia: an observational study Volume 28, issue 2, March-April 2018

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Center for Dermatooncology and Department of Dermatology, Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen, Germany
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  • Key words: local tumescence anaesthesia, prognostic factors, lymph node dissection, recurrence, melanoma
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2018.3250
  • Page(s) : 177-85
  • Published in: 2018

Background

The possibility that tumescence local anaesthesia (TLA) may lead to dissemination of tumour cells in lymph nodes is presently unclear.