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International Journal of Breast Cancer
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 513780, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/513780
Review Article

Sentinel Node Biopsy Alone versus Completion Axillary Node Dissection in Node Positive Breast Cancer: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1Plastic Burns and Maxillofacial Unit, Hutt Valley DHB, Private Bag 31907, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand
2Fiji National University College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Private Mail Bag, Brown Street, Suva, Fiji
3Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Private Mail Bag, Brown Street, Suva, Fiji

Received 29 June 2014; Accepted 7 September 2014; Published 14 October 2014

Academic Editor: Owen A. Ung

Copyright © 2014 Rachna Ram et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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