CT-scan is a valuable tool to detect mandibular involvement in oral cancer patients.

@article{Handschel2012CTscanIA,
  title={CT-scan is a valuable tool to detect mandibular involvement in oral cancer patients.},
  author={J{\"o}rg GK Handschel and Christian Naujoks and Rita Antonia Depprich and Norbert R. K{\"u}bler and Patric Kr{\"o}pil and Julia Kuhlemann and Theresa Maria Jansen and Inga Boeck and Karl Christoph Sproll},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={361-6}
}
In patients with oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSSC) it is desirable to avoid unnecessary bone resection without neglecting the overall surgical treatment goal of tumor-free margins. Whereas computed tomography (CT) is most commonly used to detect mandibular invasion, there are conflicting reports regarding the accuracy of CT. Therefore, the aim of this study was to reinvestigate the accuracy of CT in predicting mandibular involvement by OSSC. One hundred and seven patients with OSSC who… CONTINUE READING