Journal of Surgical Oncology

“Intraoperative portable gamma camera imaging provides statistically and clinically significant additional information over the conventional method for selective sentinel lymph node dissection. Intraoperative portable gamma camera imaging yielded additional sentinel lymph nodes in a significant number of patients compared with gamma probe alone. Furthermore, intraoperative imaging reduces the rate of unidentified positive sentinel lymph nodes in melanoma sentinel lymph node surgery, which may potentially reduce the false negative rate.“