The impact of routine CT of the chest on the diagnosis and management of newly diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

@article{Reiner1997TheIO,
  title={The impact of routine CT of the chest on the diagnosis and management of newly diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.},
  author={Bruce I. Reiner and Eliot Siegel and Robert E. Sawyer and Robert Brocato and M J Maroney and Frank Hooper},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1997},
  volume={169 3},
  pages={
          667-71
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to ascertain how often additional malignant neoplasms are detected on CT scans of the thorax in patients with newly diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and to determine how often these findings are evident on conventional radiographs of the chest. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred eighty-nine patients with newly diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck were prospectively examined in a 5-year period. At the time of the… CONTINUE READING

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