Diagnostic accuracy of different oral screening methods in detection of potentially malignant disorders

Nikolovski, Bruno and Radojkova-Nikolovska, Vera and Minovska, Ana and Cvetanovska-Stojchevska, Daniela and Bundalevska-Aleksandrovska, Ana (2018) Diagnostic accuracy of different oral screening methods in detection of potentially malignant disorders. In: 23rd BaSS Congress, 10-12 May 2018, Iasi, Romania.

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Abstract

Background: Early detection of oral cancer could improve therapeutic results and reduce morbidity and mortality. The main objective in doing this research was to access the diagnostic accuracy of conventional oral examination (COE) and light-based detection, used singly or in combination, for the early detection of potentially malignant disorder (PMD) or oral cancer development. This manuscript systematically examines the literature data associated with oral cancer screening methods and case-finding aids in this context. Are all the techniques and methods available on the market really valuable and evidence-based supported? Can they be used in everyday dentistry alone or as a supplement to the traditional intra and extraoral head and neck exam? Research explains why oral cancer screening in the dental set up is important. We will present the variety of values of the certain diagnostic methods and their potential implication in the routine dental visits as the first line of defense with these life-threatening oral diseases.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Ana Minovska
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2019 08:04
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2019 08:04
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/21479

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