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Table 5 The effect of removing ARM nodes during the SLNB procedure on lymphedema

From: Using the axillary reverse mapping technique to screen breast cancer patients with a high risk of lymphedema

 ARM nodes removedARM nodes not removedP
No.%No.%
LE+27.4001.000
LE−2592.610100
  1. LE lymphedema, SLNB sentinel lymph node biopsy, ARM axillary reverse mapping