José Vicente Bagán

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Chronic renal failure is an important health care problem throughout the world, with an incidence of 337, 90, 107 and 95 new cases per million inhabitants/year in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, respectively. These figures moreover invariably tend to increase. During the progression of renal damage, clinical manifestations(More)
BACKGROUND We present a series of 10 patients with osteonecrosis of the jaws (ONJ) that appeared following cancer chemotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Of the 10 cases with ONJ, six had bone metastases from breast cancers and the other four had multiple myeloma. We analysed the location of bone metastases, as well as the characteristics of the ONJ, and the(More)
Pathology of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) affects an important part of the population, though it is not viewed as a public health problem. Between 3-7% of the population seeks treatment for pain and dysfunction of the ATM or related structures. The literature reports great variability in the prevalence of the clinical symptoms (6-93%) and signs(More)
OBJECTIVES A study of the dental, periodontal, oral mucosal and salivary condition of adult patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) receiving hemodialysis (HD). MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 105 patients on HD were studied, together with 53 healthy age and sex-matched controls. Indices employed included carious, absent and obturated teeth index (CAO(More)
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a well-known malignancy that accounts for more than 90% of all oral cancers. In this article we will perform a brief review of its clinical characteristics and the differential diagnosis. Regarding symptoms, pain is the most frequent presentation and the tongue and the floor of the mouth have the highest occurrence.(More)
OBJECTIVE Bisphosphonates are a group of drugs used in the treatment of oncology patients with bone metastases. However, in the past few years, osteonecrosis of the jaw has been reported as a serious complication of such treatment. The objective of this study was to examine the use of MRI in the assessment of bone lesions caused by this disease. MATERIALS(More)
(1) Stomatology Professor, Valencia School of Medicine, and Head of the Stomatology Service in the Valencia General Hospital (2) Senior Consultant in Hematology, Barcelona Clinical Hospital (3) Urology Registrar, Urology Service, Granada “Virgen de las Nieves” Hospital (4) Head of the Medical Oncology Service in the Pontevedra “Montecelo” Hospital (5)(More)