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What does CLND stand for?

CLND stands for Completion Lymph Node Dissection

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Available evidence suggests a lower rate of postoperative complications in patients who underwent completion lymph node dissection for micrometastatic disease detected by SLNB, compared to those who underwent therapeutic lymph node dissection for clinically palpable disease.
CHICAGO -- Only half of close to 3,000 patients with a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy underwent a completion lymph node dissection in a controversial retrospective analysis of 47,643 patients with invasive melanoma that suggests common practice is falling far short of guidelines.