Cervical node metastases in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer: A prospective analysis of prevalence and distribution

@article{Buckley2000CervicalNM,
  title={Cervical node metastases in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer: A prospective analysis of prevalence and distribution},
  author={J. Graham Buckley and Ken Maclennan},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          380-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND We have prospectively analyzed the prevalence and distribution of histologic cervical node metastases in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous carcinoma to determine the most appropriate form of neck dissection. METHODS We have examined specimens from 100 consecutive patients in whom neck dissection was part of the primary treatment of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal carcinoma. Fifty eight patients were treated by unilateral or bilateral selective dissection of levels I to IV +/- VI… CONTINUE READING
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