Advertisement

Topics

Clinical and Radiological Evaluation of Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma.

07:00 EST 1st January 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Clinical and Radiological Evaluation of Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma."

Pre-treatment clinical and radiological evaluations represent a key step in the proper management of hypopharyngeal carcinoma. First, office-based endoscopy allows the assessment of superficial tumor extension, signs of laryngeal infiltration, and the overall residual function of the laryngo-hypopharyngeal complex. Different tools, maneuvers, and techniques can improve this essential diagnostic step and should be considered a prerequisite to direct subsequent investigations and give an initial indication for the most appropriate treatment. Furthermore, radiologic investigations help in determining tumor deep infiltration, lymph nodes involvement, and the presence of distant metastases. These should complement clinical evaluation by giving a more precise view of the disease characteristics, its overall behavior, and pattern of spreading. The aim of the current review is to summarize the key points that should be considered when approaching hypopharyngeal tumors from a diagnostic perspective, by presenting the main advantages and drawbacks of each technique.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology
ISSN: 1662-2847
Pages: 35-46

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [25978 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Clinico-radiological Co-relation of Carcinoma Larynx and Hypopharynx: A Prospective Study.

The successful management of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers requires accurate diagnosis, staging, assessment of patient wishes, and the selection of the most appropriate treatment for the indivi...

Human papillomavirus in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal lymphoepithelial carcinoma.

The involvement of human papillomavirus (HPV) in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal lymphoepithelial carcinoma was investigated in a series of ten cases (seven laryngeal and three hypopharyngeal), retrieved...

Radiological Response Heterogeneity Is of Prognostic Significance in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Treated with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-targeted Therapy.

Response evaluation criteria in solid tumours (RECIST) is widely used to assess tumour response but is limited by not considering disease site or radiological heterogeneity (RH).

The Emerging Role of Robotic Surgery among Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches in the Treatment of Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

The aim of this systematic review with meta-analysis was to investigate the available literature on transoral approaches in the treatment of hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, with a special focu...

Time association between hepatitis C therapy and hepatocellular carcinoma emergence in cirrhosis: relevance of non-characterized nodules.

Despite the very high efficacy of direct acting antivirals (DAA) to eradicate hepatitis C virus infection, the impact on hepatocellular carcinoma development remains controversial. We analyzed the cli...

Clinical Trials [7429 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

New Strategy of Improving Treatment Outcome and Larynx-preservation Rate in Locally Advanced Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma

To develope stratification treatment for the patients who have locally advanced hypopharyngeal carcinoma. Experimental group patients were treated individually according to the response st...

Neck Dissection vs Radiotherapy for Cervical Metastases in Advanced Hypopharyngeal Cancer

At the time of diagnosis, approximately 60%-80% of patients with hypopharyngeal cancer are found with cervical lymph node metastasis. Cervical nodal metastasis is an important prognostic f...

Early Detection of Head and Neck Superficial Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Patients With Esophagus Squamous Cell Carcinoma

the investigators randomly divide the eligible objects into two groups:1. objects in this group will first receive OE endoscopy observation and subsequent white light imaging(WLI) observat...

The Role of MMPs in the CXCL12-Induced Invasion of Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Investigate the role of MMPs in the CXCL12-induced invasion of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Radiological and Clinical Efficacy of a Hybrid Spinal Implant ("Topping Off"): a Mono-center, Prospective Clinical Trial

The study aim is to show the effectiveness of a hybrid system (DTO) regarding clinical outcome and radiological alteration in a single-center prospective setting.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.

A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes. The clinical audit was formally introduced in 1993 into the United Kingdom's National Health Service.

Research carried out by nurses that uses interviews, data collection, observation, surveys, etc., to evaluate nursing, health, clinical, and nursing education programs and curricula, and which also demonstrates the value of such evaluation.

Tumors or cancer of the HYPOPHARYNX.

Malignant neoplasm arising from the epithelium of the BRONCHI. It represents a large group of epithelial lung malignancies which can be divided into two clinical groups: SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER and NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG CARCINOMA.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article