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Table 3 The classification of SLNs according to CEUS and Methylene blue (MB)

From: The value of contrast‐enhanced ultrasound in determining the location of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer

Classification Number of cases Number of positive cases Number of negative cases
aCEUS+/bMB+ 351 61 290
CEUS+/dMB 22 9 13
cCEUS/MB+ 8 0 8
CEUS/MB 9 8 1
Total 390 78 312
  1. a enhanced SLNs were observed by CEUSb Blue-stained SLNs were observed by MBc enhanced SLNs were not observed by CEUSd Blue-stained SLNs were not observed by MB