Hospital de Loulé
Hospital de Loulé

Sentimag® - sentinel ganglion identification

April 8, 2022

Sentimag® - sentinel ganglion identification

Hospital de Loulé offers you an unique technology at national level, which allows this procedure to be performed using a minimally invasive method and without the need for radiation.
Sentimag® - sentinel ganglion identification

Sentimag® - sentinel ganglion identification


The incidence of cutaneous melanoma has been increasing, and metastasis is an important prognostic factor.


The identification and biopsy of the sentinel node is therefore an essential technique in the evaluation and therapeutic decision of this pathology.


Hospital de Loulé offers you an unique technology at national level, which allows this procedure to be performed using a minimally invasive method and without the need for radiation.


With a multidisciplinary clinical team and adequate equipment, it is possible for us to guarantee compliance with quality standards in the treatment of melanoma.


Doctor Henrique Morais also points out that this technique is available for the detection and biopsy of sentinel nodes in other pathologies, such as breast cancer.

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