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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kesting, MR; Schurr, C; Robitzky, L; Steinstraesser, L; Nieberler, M; Baurecht, H; Wolff, KD; Loeffelbein, DJ; Mücke, T 
Title:
Results of esophagogastroduodenoscopy in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma--value of endoscopic screening: 10-year experience. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) represents more than 90% of oral malignancies. Risk factors such as smoking and alcohol abuse can result in additional diseases, particularly of the upper gastrointestinal tract. The aim of the present study was to assess the synchronous pathologic changes of the upper gastrointestinal tract using endoscopy at the diagnosis of OSCC using a retrospective cohort study design. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The clinical records of 806 patients with OSCC from 1997...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
67 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1649-55 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0278-2391 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie ; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie