atrioventricular node

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a node of specialized heart muscle located in the septal wall of the right atrium

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In the study involving 416 evaluable patients across 11 clinical trial sites, sentinel lymph nodes were tested using the GeneSearch(TM) BLN Assay and current methods for assessing nodal tissue during surgery (frozen section (FS) or touch preparations (TP)).
Of 32 women with evaluable nodal tissue, 30 (94%) had at least one sentinel node; 17 (53%) had bilateral sentinel nodes.
10,11) The prognosis for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma depends not only on the extent of the primary lesion and the status of the involved nodal tissue, but on the intrinsic radiosensitivity of the tumor tissue, as well.
In such cases, the megakaryocytes are present in nodal sinusoids, and they tend to stand out from the adjacent nodal tissue because of their multilobated and hyperchromatic nuclei.
This can be done using IHC but only a small percentage of nodal tissue can be examined in one section.