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As such, Slaughter's observation of frequent synchronous or metachronous tumors in the aerodigestive tract is expected, based on elevated risk from carcinogen exposure alone.
The most common reason for otolaryngologic emergencies is retention of foreign bodies in the upper aerodigestive tract.
B) of aerodigestive tract can be broadly classified into blunt, sharp and vegetable FB.
Epidemiological studies have suggested that reduced folate levels in the body increase the risk of several types of cancer, including those of the upper aerodigestive tract, colon/rectum, and breast (Kim 2005).
Spindle-cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract mucosa.
Although initially proposed as a palliative tool in the management of end-stage esophageal or bronchogenic carcinoma, it has emerged as a modality which can effectively treat early as well as advanced endoluminal tumors, PDT has been incorporated into all aspects of our practice, including palliation, induction therapy, and definitive intervention for early-stage cancers of the aerodigestive tract.
said David Conway, PhD, who conducted the study "Socioeconomic Risk Factors Associated with Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancer.
The findings from this large network of Italian case-control studies have provided support for an apparent protective role of flavanones on upper aerodigestive tract cancers; flavonols, anthocyanidins, and proanthocyanidins on colorectal cancer; flavonols and flavones on breast cancer; isoflavones on ovarian cancer; and flavonols on renal cancer," the authors conclude.
Marijuana use and the risk of lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: results of a population-based case-control study.
11) Most reported symptoms were related to inflammation of the mucosa of the aerodigestive tract.
Each year the diseases, known as upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancers, kill 10,000 people in the UK and more than 100,000 across Europe.
If it revise one localization of upper aerodigestive tract as oral cavity, the estimated lethality is 36.