[Palpation and sonography in after-care of head-neck tumor patients: comparison of ultrasound tumor entity parameters].

@article{Steinkamp1993PalpationAS,
  title={[Palpation and sonography in after-care of head-neck tumor patients: comparison of ultrasound tumor entity parameters].},
  author={Hermann J. Steinkamp and Dirk Kn{\"o}bber and H K Schedel and Juergen Maeurer and Roland Felix},
  journal={Laryngo- rhino- otologie},
  year={1993},
  volume={72 9},
  pages={431-8}
}
The ranking of postoperative palpation and sonography is examined in respect of imaging of neck lymph node enlargement and neck lymph node metastases or lymphomas, using a prospective study involving 127 patients whose head and neck tumours had already undergone treatment. These patients had been subjected to tumour aftercare for an average period of 26 months. Sonography is well suited for detecting the presence of enlarged neck lymph nodes, the accuracy being 97.5%. In this study palpation… CONTINUE READING