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Table 3 Pathological characteristics of final pathology and escalation of therapy (n = 15). Patient marked with asterisk (*) excluded from cost analysis

From: Specimen oriented intraoperative margin assessment in oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Patient Number Margin Status Perineural Invasion (PNI) Lymphovascular Invasion (LVI) Extracapsular Extension (ECE) Adjuvant Therapy
1 + Radiation
2 + + Re-resection
3 + Re-resection
4 + + Radiation
5 + + Re-Resection
6 + + + Chemoradiotherapy
7 + Radiation
8 + Re-Resection
9 + Radiation
10* + + + + Chemoradiotherapy
11 + Re-Resection
12 + Re-Resection
13 + Radiation
14 + Re-Resection
15 + Radiation