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Dostalek L, Slama J, Fisherova D, et al. Impact of sentinel lymph node frozen section evaluation to avoid combined treatment in early-stage cervical cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer Published Online First: 09 April 2020. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-001113.
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Half of lymph node-positive patients are spared from combination of surgery and radiotherapy due to intraoperative sentinel lymph node assessment
Combined treatment was administered mostly due to the low sensitivity of sentinel lymph node frozen section for the detection of micrometastases
The second reason was the low accuracy of preoperative imaging in the detection of microscopic parametrial involvement
Half of lymph node-positive patients are spared the combination of surgery and radiotherapy owing to intra-operative sentinel lymph node assessment.
Combined treatment was given mostly owing to the low sensitivity of the sentinel lymph node frozen section for the detection of micrometastases.
Combined treatment was also given owing to the low accuracy of pre-operative imaging in the detection of microscopic parametrial involvement.
This has now been corrected in the article.