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Magnetic seed vs guidewire breast cancer localization with magnetic lymph node detection. A randomized clinical trial.

Pantiora E, Jazrawi A, Hersi A-F, Abdsaleh S, Ahlstedt H, Molnar E et al.

JAMA Surg 2024; 159: 239-246. 

In this study that included 426 procedures, there were more failed localisation procedures with wire-guided localisation than the magnetic seed method (10.1 versus 1.9 percent of procedures, P<0.001), and it was quicker.

Comment: Magnetic seed method quicker and more effective.

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