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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rohleder, NH; Wysluch, A; Maurer, P; Wolff, KD; Wagenpfeil, S; Kreutzer, K; Hasler, R; Wales, CJ; Kesting, MR 
Title:
Decreased cognitive functioning in patients with advanced oral squamous cell carcinoma. 
Abstract:
Cognitive impairment causes a delay in diagnosis and treatment of the various cancer entities, resulting in reduced surgical outcomes and patient survival. However, no investigations have been carried out as to whether an association exists between cognitive functioning and tumour size in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). In this study, 46 patients with OSCC were evaluated by using a screening test for dementia, consisting of a combination of the mini-mental state examination an...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Oral Oncol 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
47 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
993-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1368-8375 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie ; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie