Role of narrow-band imaging and high-definition television in the surveillance of head and neck squamous cell cancer after chemo- and/or radiotherapy

@article{Piazza2010RoleON,
  title={Role of narrow-band imaging and high-definition television in the surveillance of head and neck squamous cell cancer after chemo- and/or radiotherapy},
  author={Cesare Piazza and Daniela Cocco and Luigi De Benedetto and Francesca Del Bon and P Nicolai and Giorgio Peretti},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2010},
  volume={267},
  pages={1423-1428}
}
Narrow-band imaging (NBI) is an endoscopic technique enhancing mucosal vasculature and better identifying superficial carcinomas due to their neo-angiogenic pattern. NBI accuracy is increased by combination with a high-definition television (HDTV) camera. The aim of this report was to evaluate the diagnostic improvement of NBI ± HDTV in the evaluation of head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) previously treated by chemo-radiotherapy (CHT-RT) or RT. A total of 390 patients affected by HNSCC… CONTINUE READING

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