Iris M C van der Ploeg

Summary

Affiliation: The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The additional value of SPECT/CT in lymphatic mapping in breast cancer and melanoma
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 48:1756-60. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of lymphatic drainage patterns to the groin and implications for the extent of groin dissection in melanoma patients
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2994-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of three micromorphometric pathology classifications of melanoma metastases in the sentinel node
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Departments of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 250:301-4. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Is completion lymph node dissection needed in case of minimal melanoma metastasis in the sentinel node?
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Departments of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 249:1003-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Lymphatic drainage patterns in breast cancer patients who previously underwent mantle field radiation
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2295-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The yield of SPECT/CT for anatomical lymphatic mapping in patients with melanoma
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1537-42. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The yield of SPECT/CT for anatomical lymphatic mapping in patients with breast cancer
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:903-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Breast cancer patients with extra-axillary sentinel nodes only may be spared axillary lymph node dissection
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3239-43. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The hidden sentinel node and SPECT/CT in breast cancer patients
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:6-11. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Axillary recurrence after a tumour-negative sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature
    I M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:1277-84. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The additional value of SPECT/CT in lymphatic mapping in breast cancer and melanoma
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 48:1756-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to explore the additional value of SPECT/CT in breast cancer patients and melanoma patients with inconclusive planar image findings...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of lymphatic drainage patterns to the groin and implications for the extent of groin dissection in melanoma patients
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2994-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to analyze lymphatic drainage patterns to the groin using these techniques and to determine the implications for a potential groin dissection...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of three micromorphometric pathology classifications of melanoma metastases in the sentinel node
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Departments of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 250:301-4. 2009
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine which classification best predicts additional lymph node disease and survival, and to suggest a threshold below which a completion dissection may be omitted...
  4. doi request reprint Is completion lymph node dissection needed in case of minimal melanoma metastasis in the sentinel node?
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Departments of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 249:1003-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the micromorphometric Starz-classification in melanoma patients...
  5. doi request reprint Lymphatic drainage patterns in breast cancer patients who previously underwent mantle field radiation
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2295-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the lymphatic drainage patterns in breast cancer patients who had undergone mantle field radiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma in the past...
  6. doi request reprint The yield of SPECT/CT for anatomical lymphatic mapping in patients with melanoma
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1537-42. 2009
    ..SPECT/CT shows the exact anatomical location of a sentinel node and may detect additional drainage. The purpose of this study was to explore its potential in patients with melanoma...
  7. doi request reprint The yield of SPECT/CT for anatomical lymphatic mapping in patients with breast cancer
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:903-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore this sophisticated technique in lymphatic mapping in breast cancer patients...
  8. doi request reprint Breast cancer patients with extra-axillary sentinel nodes only may be spared axillary lymph node dissection
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:3239-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate our approach to spare such patients further dissection based on the hypothesis that a sentinel node is not necessarily located in the axilla...
  9. doi request reprint The hidden sentinel node and SPECT/CT in breast cancer patients
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:6-11. 2009
    ..The role of blue dye and careful palpation of the axilla was evaluated in patients in whom axillary sentinel nodes remained hidden after SPECT/CT...
  10. doi request reprint Axillary recurrence after a tumour-negative sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature
    I M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:1277-84. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate studies reporting on patients with a negative sentinel node biopsy...
  11. doi request reprint Tumor-positive sentinel node biopsy of the groin in clinically node-negative melanoma patients: superficial or superficial and deep lymph node dissection?
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, Amsterdam, 1066 CX, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1485-91. 2008
    ..The purposes of the current study were to investigate the pathological findings, the lymph node recurrences and (disease-free) survival associated with this approach...
  12. doi request reprint Axillary and extra-axillary lymph node recurrences after a tumor-negative sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer using intralesional tracer administration
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066, CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1025-31. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study of sentinel node-negative breast cancer patients was to determine the lymph node recurrence rates in the axilla and elsewhere, the false-negative rates, and the survival...
  13. doi request reprint Lymphatic drainage patterns from the treated breast
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1069-75. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the lymphatic drainage patterns in breast cancer patients with a previously treated ipsilateral breast...
  14. pmc The Hybrid SPECT/CT as an additional lymphatic mapping tool in patients with breast cancer
    Iris M C van der Ploeg
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 32:1930-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review was to report on these publications, including our own experience, focusing on patient selection, SPECT/CT settings, anatomic localization, and the detection of additional sentinel nodes...
  15. doi request reprint SPECT/CT for sentinel lymph node mapping in head and neck melanoma
    Lenka Vermeeren
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 33:1-6. 2011
    ..The additional value of single photon emission computed tomography with CT (SPECT/CT) for detection and localization of sentinel nodes in patients with a melanoma of the head and neck was determined...
  16. doi request reprint Reevaluation of the locoregional recurrence rate in melanoma patients with a positive sentinel node compared to patients with palpable nodal involvement
    Hidde J Veenstra
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:521-6. 2010
    ..A comparison was made with the rate of locoregional recurrence in patients who underwent lymph node dissection for palpable metastases...
  17. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of 16 melanoma patients with a Starz I-involved sentinel node in whom completion lymph node dissection was omitted
    Hidde J Veenstra
    Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Melanoma Res 22:436-9. 2012
    ..This option could be considered and discussed with the patient in terms of the risk of nonsentinel node involvement and the unsolved problem of unknown overall survival advantage...
  18. doi request reprint SPECT/CT for preoperative sentinel node localization
    Lenka Vermeeren
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Surg Oncol 101:184-90. 2010
    ..SPECT/CT also clarifies the drainage pattern of inconclusive conventional images (non-visualization or unclear location of the nodes)...
  19. doi request reprint Visualization of tumor blockage and rerouting of lymphatic drainage in penile cancer patients by use of SPECT/CT
    Joost A P Leijte
    Department of Urology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nucl Med 50:364-7. 2009
    ..Such a scanner enabled the present study of the concept of tumor blockage and rerouting of lymphatic drainage in patients with palpable groin metastases...