|Comparison of preoperative computed tomographic findings with postoperative histopathological findings in laryngeal cancers.|
|PMID: 8679149 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE|
|In this study of 22 patients with laryngeal cancer, computed tomographic (CT) scans in the axial plane were compared with histopathological sections prepared in the same plane. The value of the preoperative CT for evaluating tumor invasion, location and size was then investigated. Findings demonstrated that CT was most sensitive in determining tumor invasion to the paralaryngeal and preepiglottic spaces, anterior and posterior commissures and subglottis. In contrast, CT was less sensitive in determining actual tumor invasion to the laryngeal cartilages, extralaryngeal tissues and metastases to cervical lymph nodes.|
|M Kazkayasi; T Onder; Y Ozkaptan; C Can; Y Pabusçu|
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|Type: Comparative Study; Journal Article|
|Title: European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Volume: 252 ISSN: 0937-4477 ISO Abbreviation: Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol Publication Date: 1995|
|Created Date: 1996-08-20 Completed Date: 1996-08-20 Revised Date: 2006-11-15|
Medline Journal Info:
|Nlm Unique ID: 9002937 Medline TA: Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol Country: GERMANY|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 325-31 Citation Subset: IM|
|Department of Otolaryngology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy and School of Medicine, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey.|
|APA/MLA Format Download EndNote Download BibTex|
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Epiglottis / pathology, radiography
False Positive Reactions
Glottis / pathology, radiography
Laryngeal Cartilages / pathology, radiography
Laryngeal Neoplasms / pathology*, radiography*, surgery
Larynx / pathology, radiography
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
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