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  • Published in Anticancer research 2003

Prognostic value of Delphian lymph node in T1b glottic carcinoma.

@article{Pignataro2003PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of Delphian lymph node in T1b glottic carcinoma.},
  author={Lorenzo Pignataro and Andrea Peri and D. S. Pagani and Gabriele Scaramellini and Guido Broich},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 3C},
  pages={
          2961-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND The published papers concerning Delphian lymph node (DN) involvement in laryngeal tumours generally consider advanced laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer. We investigated the role of DN in a selected group of patients with T1b glottic squamous cell carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study involved 53 patients with T1b glottic squamous cell carcinoma who underwent horizontal glottectomy. DN was isolated in 46 (86.8%). Histological evaluation of the isolated nodes revealed the… CONTINUE READING