<bold>The aim of the study</bold> was to assess the value of a sentinel node biopsy with the use of a blue-dye-only technique as a tool for ultrastaging breast cancer in patients undergoing axillary lymphadenectomy. In order to maximize the efficacy of the method, we used a specific technique identifying blue-dyed lymph vessels during surgery. We took advantage of the wide surgical access...
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