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  • David, That's one way of doing it. A word of caution - you cannot bill for lymphoscintigraphy if you have no images to show for the examination. This approach of skipping the imaging is more convenient for the OR schedule, and most surgeons. ...

  • ​Ognjen Thanks for your response and to answer your question, When we did sent node imaging for breast, we did not notice any straying going to no where there was always a node present. Specially after we did SPECT/CT images. However since Tilmanocept ...

  • Sorry, I forgot to mention: Sulfur colloid was administered exclusively SQ, while Tilmanocept was administered either SQ or intradermaly. Other than that, all other aspects were the same (prep, injection site, post-injection timing, and imaging). Hope ...

  • So you only created a skin wheal with sulfur colloid as well? Intradermal injections. Because many people use different injection techniques with subdermal or peritumoral injections. Could represent differences related to dermal lymphatics. Thanks, ...

  • Thank you everyone for the replies. To answer the posed questions: We are using the same technique as with sulfur colloid, same volume (1ml total, divided into 4 injection sites). The 10 min wait in between the injections and imaging was based ...

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