aerodigestive tract


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Aerodigestive Tract

The mixed airway/gastrointestinal tract that includes the oral cavity, pharynx, paranasal sinuses, sinonasal tract, larynx, pyriform sinus, pharynx, and upper oesophagus.

aerodigestive tract

Surgical anatomy A term that encompasses the oral cavity, sinonasal tract, larynx, pyriform sinus, pharynx, and esophagus

aerodigestive tract

The anatomic region in the oral cavity and throat through which both air and food pass.
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Mean Score and P Value for Comparison Between Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma With Squamous Metaplasia (BCCm) and Basaloid Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cases (bSCC) of Cutaneous and Aerodigestive Tract Sites Cutaneous bSCC, Aerodigestive BCCm, Mean Mean Score tract bSCC, Score, (P Value), Mean score (P Value, Antibody n = 39 n = 8 n = 12 BerEp4 2.
Smoking and drinking can induce p15 methylation in the upper aerodigestive tract of healthy individuals and patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Several epidemiological studies have demonstrated that the risk of alcohol-associated cancer of the aerodigestive tract is significantly elevated in people with low ALDH2 activity, with a relative risk of 11.
54 Upper aerodigestive tract cancers Internal (ICD-9 140-151) radiation dose n=14 (per 10 mSv) RR p 0-year lag 1.
NUT midline carcinoma should be considered in undifferentiated midline tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract that have focal or abrupt squamous differentiation, particularly in nonsmoking patients.
Dragnev of Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, is the lead author of a poster on a Phase I trial of Tarceva (erlotinib) and Targretin (bexarotene) as a targeted combination therapy for advanced aerodigestive tract cancers.
Remember that reflux is not exclusive for aerodigestive tract disorder, and consider referring patients who fail to respond to therapy to an ENT physician for additional evaluation, he advised.
The article, "Allelic Losses in OraTest Directed Biopsies of Patients with Prior Upper Aerodigestive Tract Malignancy," is authored by Zhongmin Guo, Kengo Yamaguchi, Montserrat Sanches-Cespedes, William H.
Tchekmedyian S, with Aerodigestive Tract Cancer and Pre-exiting Weight Loss: Performance Status, Quality of Life, and Laboratory Parameters with Oxandrolone Use (Poster 2176).
In most cases, clinical features, imaging studies, and a meticulous assessment of the upper aerodigestive tract should assist in identifying the source of disease.
More recently, this entity termed undifferentiated carcinomas of upper aerodigestive tract with NUT rearrangements was identified in adults and characterized by the presence of undifferentiated carcinomas, some with abrupt squamous differentiation.
Impacted fish bones account for 60% of all foreign bodies stuck in the aerodigestive tract of adults, according to Dr.