Finding the Adequacy of Surgery of Head and Neck Cancers in Pakistan

Abstract

Bilal Younas, Waqas Ahmad Khalid, Mansoor Ul Hassan

Objective: To assess the proportion of adequate surgery in head and neck cancers. Study design: This Observational study was conducted in RHC Raiwind, District Lahore during June 2019 to June 2020 with the collaboration of Cancer Care center in Lahore. Methodology: One fifty nine patients of age more than 20-65 years of either sex with confirmed diagnosis of SCC of head and neck were included in the study. Surgery was done upfront in all patients without any preoperative/induction chemotherapy. Data regarding socio-demographic and histopathology findings were noted. Surgery was labelled as inadequate when number of resected lymph nodes recovered were less than 36 and margins of tumor were <5 mm (inadequate). Data was analyse using SPSS version 25. Results: Of 159 patients, average age was estimated as 46.57 ± 9.73 years. Less than 36 lymph nodes were recovered in 84 patients (52.8%) after neck dissection. A total of 64 patients had inadequate margins (40.3%), 77 had adequate margins (48.4%) and 18 had positive margins (11.3%) on histopathological examination. Overall, 56 patients had adequate surgery (35.2%) and 103 had inadequate surgery (64.7%). Conclusion: More than half of the patients with HNSCC had inadequate surgery. Hence, inadequate surgery can lead to poor loco-regional disease control, increased chances of recurrence and overall poor prognosis.

Most Viewed Articles
  • Dental Development between Assisted Reproductive Therapy (Art) and Natural Conceived Children: A Comparative Pilot Study Norzaiti Mohd Kenali, Naimah Hasanah Mohd Fathil, Norbasyirah Bohari, Ahmad Faisal Ismail, Roszaman Ramli SRP. 2020; 11(1): 01-06 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2020.1.01
  • Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of life instrument, short form: Validity in the Vietnamese healthcare context Trung Quang Vo*, Bao Tran Thuy Tran, Ngan Thuy Nguyen, Tram ThiHuyen Nguyen, Thuy Phan Chung Tran SRP. 2020; 11(1): 14-22 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2019.1.3
  • A Review of Pharmacoeconomics: the key to “Healthcare for All” Hasamnis AA, Patil SS, Shaik Imam, Narendiran K SRP. 2019; 10(1): s40-s42 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2019.1s.21
  • Deuterium Depleted Water as an Adjuvant in Treatment of Cancer Anton Syroeshkin, Olga Levitskaya, Elena Uspenskaya, Tatiana Pleteneva, Daria Romaykina, Daria Ermakova SRP. 2019; 10(1): 112-117 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2019.1.19
Most Downloaded
  • Dental Development between Assisted Reproductive Therapy (Art) and Natural Conceived Children: A Comparative Pilot Study Norzaiti Mohd Kenali, Naimah Hasanah Mohd Fathil, Norbasyirah Bohari, Ahmad Faisal Ismail, Roszaman Ramli SRP. 2020; 11(1): 01-06 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2020.1.01
  • Manilkara zapota (L.) Royen Fruit Peel: A Phytochemical and Pharmacological Review Karle Pravin P, Dhawale Shashikant C SRP. 2019; 10(1): 11-14 » doi: 0.5530/srp.2019.1.2
  • Pharmacognostic and Phytopharmacological Overview on Bombax ceiba Pankaj Haribhau Chaudhary, Mukund Ganeshrao Tawar SRP. 2019; 10(1): 20-25 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2019.1.4
  • A Review of Pharmacoeconomics: the key to “Healthcare for All” Hasamnis AA, Patil SS, Shaik Imam, Narendiran K SRP. 2019; 10(1): s40-s42 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2019.1s.21
  • A Prospective Review on Phyto-Pharmacological Aspects of Andrographis paniculata Govindraj Akilandeswari, Arumugam Vijaya Anand, Palanisamy Sampathkumar, Puthamohan Vinayaga Moorthi, Basavaraju Preethi SRP. 2019; 10(1): 15-19 » doi: 10.5530/srp.2019.1.3
bandar togel terpercaya
agen togel terpercaya
situs togel bri online resmi terbaik dan terpercaya
aplikasi judi togel
daftar bandar lotre togel
bo togel deposit pulsa murah
Agen Togel Play Resmi
KEPO4D Toto Online Deposit Via Dana
bandar togel hadiah terbesar dan terpercaya DAPURTOTO
Daftar Togel Online Terbaik dan Terbesar
bandar togel terpercaya
agen togel online terpercaya
slot online gacor terbaik 2022 LAKU4D
bandar toto togel
Toto Togel laku4d
Situs Slot
Bandar Togel Online
Situs Bandar Togel
Bandar Togel 4D
Prediksi Togel Jitu
Situs Bandar Togel 4D
Bandar Togel 4D
Bandar Togel terlengkap
Bandar Togel online24jam
Bandar Togel hadiah 4d 10 juta
agen togel terpercaya
slot online dan judi bola dewa118
Situs Togel Online
Bandar Togel toto 4d terlengkap
data Sidney
toto slot
link alternatif situs togel
Situs Togel dan Toto Slot Online
bandar togel hadiah 4d 10 juta
toto hk
togel
data sdy
togel sgp
data togel sgp
bandar togel 4d dan slot deposit pulsa terpercaya
toto sgp
toto hk
togel hk
bandar togel
bandar togel 4d
togel 4d
situs togel deposit pulsa
toto online
BO Togel
BO Togel Toto HK
bandar togel 4d
totoslot 4d
situs togel resmi dan terpercaya
bandar togel bolak balik dibayar
agen togel online
Bandar Judi Mesin Slot Toto Togel 4D