Table 4: Results of frozen section analysis of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the literature.

ReferenceYear SNB+ (%)SNB+/FS+SNB+/FS−FNR (%)

Wada [7]2004569159 (28%)133 (83.6%)2616.3%
Arora et al. [5]2008327108 (33%)78 (72.2%)3027.8%
McLaughlin et al. [8]2008931306 (32.8%)170 (55.6%)13644.4%
van de Vrande et al. [3]2009615176 (28.6%)126 (71.6%)5028.4%
Ali et al. [9]20089430 (33.3%)23 (76.7%)723.3%
Chan et al. [10]200852981845 (34.8%)1124 (60.9%)72139.1%
This study628179 (28.5%)78 (43.6%)10156.4%

: number of patients, SNB+: sentinel node biopsy with positive result, FS+: frozen section with positive result, FS−: frozen section with negative result, FNR: false negative rate.