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Diagnosing osteoporosis by using dental panoramic radiographs: the OSTEODENT project.

Devlin, H, Karayianni, K, Mitsea, A, Jacobs, R, Lindh, C, van der Stelt, P, Marjanovic, E, Adams, J, Pavitt, S and Horner, K (2007) Diagnosing osteoporosis by using dental panoramic radiographs: the OSTEODENT project. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, 104 (6). 821 - 828 . ISSN 1528-395X


Measurement of cortical thickness and subjective assessment of cortical porosity on panoramic radiographs are methods previously reported for diagnosing osteoporosis. The aims of this study were to determine the relative efficacy of the mandibular cortical index and cortical width in detecting osteoporosis, both alone and in combination, and to determine the optimal cortical width threshold for referral for additional osteoporosis investigation.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Absorptiometry, Photon, Aged, Bone Density, Chi-Square Distribution, Epidemiologic Methods, Female, Femur Neck, Hip, Humans, Lumbar Vertebrae, Mandible, Middle Aged, Osteoporosis, Radiography, Panoramic
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > School of Medicine (Leeds) > Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (Leeds) > Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 13:35
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2014 04:20
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tripleo.2006.12.027
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.tripleo.2006.12.027
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/43034

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