PET/CT is a useful staging technique in patients with distant metastases or palpable lymph node metastases, but what about in non-palpable lymph node metastases? National guidelines from various countries offer very different recommendations due to lack of available evidence. Prof Nieweg presents findings from his research that determines whether or not routine imaging for further staging of sentinel node-positive patients is recommended.
Prof Omgo Nieweg
Surgical Oncologist, Melanoma Institute Australia | Clinical Professor, The University of Sydney