Francesco Erovigni

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BACKGROUND Complete tooth loss (edentulism) produces anatomical changes that may impair upper airway size and function. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether edentulism favours the occurrence of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). METHODS Polysomnography was performed in 48 edentulous subjects on two consecutive nights, one slept with and the other(More)
Medication-induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) has been reported not only after use of antiresorptive agents (bisphosphonates and denosumab), but also in cancer patients receiving antiangiogenic agents, alone or combined with antiresorptive drugs. We report two cases of MRONJ observed in colorectal cancer patients after bevacizumab therapy only. MRONJ(More)
This study proposes a new clinical procedure for measuring the closest speaking space (CSS) and compares it with an instrumental method. The study population included 15 edentulous and 10 dentulous subjects free of systemic disease, speech defects, or masticatory system dysfunction. For all subjects, the CSS was measured using clinical and instrumental(More)
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