Feasibility of a wait-and-scan period as initial management strategy for head and neck paraganglioma.

@article{Jansen2017FeasibilityOA,
  title={Feasibility of a wait-and-scan period as initial management strategy for head and neck paraganglioma.},
  author={Thijs T G Jansen and Henri J. L. M. Timmers and Henri August Marie Marres and Henricus P. M. Kunst},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2017},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={
          2088-2094
        }
}
BACKGROUND The main goal of head and neck paraganglioma (PGL) management is reduction of treatment-induced and tumor-induced complications. In the current study, tumor growth rates and tumor-induced complications during a wait-and-scan period are evaluated. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study. Tumor growth was measured in axial plane diameter… CONTINUE READING