Pretreatment Neutrophil- Lymphocyte Ratio in Salivary Gland Tumors Is Associated with Malignancy


Damar M., DİNÇ A. E. , ERDEM D., AYDİL U. , KIZIL Y. , Eravci F. C. , ...More

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, vol.155, no.6, pp.988-996, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 155 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0194599816659257
  • Title of Journal : OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.988-996

Abstract

Objective. To assess pretreatment levels in the counts and percentages of leukocytes and the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in benign and malignant salivary gland tumors (SGTs) while investigating whether NLR is an inflammatory marker for distinguishing low-from high-grade parotid gland tumors.