Additional use of DNA-image cytometry improves the assessment of resection margins.

@article{Handschel2007AdditionalUO,
  title={Additional use of DNA-image cytometry improves the assessment of resection margins.},
  author={J{\"o}rg GK Handschel and D{\"o}ne Oz and Natalia Pomjanski and Rita Antonia Depprich and Michelle Alicia Ommerborn and Stefan Braunstein and Norbert R. K{\"u}bler and Ulrich Meyer and Alfred B{\"o}cking},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={
          472-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite the histopathologic findings of tumor-free margins, patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) often suffer from local tumor relapse. The purpose of this study was to determine the prognostic value of DNA-image cytometry in the assessment of resection margins. METHODS DNA-image cytometry was performed in 40 SCC patients with histologically tumor-free resection margins. The follow-up period since the tumor resection was at least 3 years. RESULTS Twenty patients… CONTINUE READING
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