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The role of the dental surgeon in detecting osteoporosis: the OSTEODENT study.

Devlin, H, Allen, P, Graham, J, Jacobs, R, Nicopoulou-Karayianni, K, Lindh, C, Marjanovic, E, Adams, J, Pavitt, S, van der Stelt, P and Horner, K (2008) The role of the dental surgeon in detecting osteoporosis: the OSTEODENT study. British Dental Journal, 204 (10). ISSN 1476-5373


To determine if thinning (<3 mm width) of the lower cortical border of the mandible on dental panoramic radiographs, as well as other clinical risk factors, may provide a useful diagnostic test for osteoporosis in young postmenopausal women.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Absorptiometry, Photon, Aged, Bone Density, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Mandible, Mass Screening, Middle Aged, Osteoporosis, ROC Curve, Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted, Radiography, Dental, Radiography, Panoramic, Risk Factors, Severity of Illness Index, Statistics, Nonparametric
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 11:50
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 16:29
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2008.317
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Identification Number: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2008.317
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/43036

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