Alendronate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaws: A review of the main topics

@inproceedings{PaivaFonseca2014AlendronateassociatedOO,
  title={Alendronate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaws: A review of the main
topics},
  author={Felipe Paiva-Fonseca and Alan Roger Santos-Silva and Ricardo Della-Coletta and Pablo Agustin Vargas and M{\'a}rcio Ajudarte Lopes},
  booktitle={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2014}
}
Bisphosphonates is a group of inorganic pyrophosphates analogues that suppress bone resorption by inducing osteoclast inactivation, being frequently used for management of diseases affecting bone metabolism, bone metastases and bone tumors. However, since 2003 many cases describing the presence of necrotic bone exposures in the jaws have been described in patients receiving these drugs, what represent a significant complication of bisphosphonates treatment. The overall incidence of… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 40 REFERENCES

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…