Yolanda Jiménez-Soriano

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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)
OBJECTIVE To define the clinical and radiological characteristics of the four most common presentations of temporomandibular dysfunction-myofascial pain (MFP), disc displacement with reduction (DDWR), disc displacement without reduction (DDWoR), and osteoarthrosis (OR)-and to identify the differences among them. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study comprised a(More)
In this study, we compared clinical differences between patients with proliferative verrucous leukoplakia (PVL) who did and did not develop oral cancer. This was a retrospective study of 55 PVL cases. All patients were followed for at least 1year, with a mean follow-up of 7.53 (SD=4.18) years. The mean age of the patients was 61.69 (SD=11.76) years. There(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the dental status of 88 cancer patients before chemotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Eighty-eight patients with cancer in different body locations were studied and compared with a control group. Dental plaque was assessed by means of the Silness and Löe index, dental status with the DMFT index, and periodontal status with the modified(More)
OBJECTIVE A study is made of the efficacy and adverse effects of retinoid therapy applied to the white lesions of proliferative verrucous leukoplakia (PVL). MATERIAL AND METHODS The results of retinoid therapy were evaluated in 17 patients diagnosed with PVL. Topical retinoids were used in 5 patients, in the form of two daily applications of 0.1%(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the changes in smoking habit among patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) diagnosed and treated in the Service of Stomatology (Valencia University General Hospital. Valencia, Spain). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study involved 123 patients with a history of OSCC interviewed by telephone on their smoking habits at the time of(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether there is a relationship between the total BP dose administered and the variations in serum CTX concentration. STUDY DESIGN The study included 50 patients requiring dental implant surgery and treated with oral BPs, seen in an Oral Surgery and Implantology Unit between January 2007 and June 2009. The patients were divided(More)
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