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Table 11 Sentinel Lymph node biopsy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

From: Recent advances in the surgical care of breast cancer patients

Author Year N Identification rate (%) False-negative rate (%)
Breslin [187] 2000 51 84 13
Tafra [188] 2001 29 93 0
Fernandez [189] 2001 40 85 22
Julian [190] 2002 34 91 0
Stearns [191] 2002 34 85 23
Brady [192] 2002 14 93 0
Schwartz [193] 2003 21 100 9
Piato [194] 2003 42 98 12
Reitsamer [195] 2003 30 87 7
Kang [196] 2004 54 72 11
Lang [197] 2004 53 94 4
Shimazu [198] 2004 47 94 12
Balch [199] 2004 32 97 5
Mamounas [200] 2005 428 85 12
Tausch [201] 2006 167 85 8
Newman [202] 2007 54 98 8
Shen [203] 2007 69 93 25
Kinoshita [204] 2007 104 93 10
Hino [205] 2008 55 71 0
Classe [206] 2009 195 90 11
TOTAL   1553 1345/1553 (87%) 68/538 (13%)