Carotid calcifications on panoramic radiographs: a 5-year follow-up study.


OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether people with calcifications in the area of the carotid arteries on panoramic radiographs (CALPANs) have an increased prevalence of vascular risk factors or an increased risk of future vascular events. MATERIALS AND METHODS We included 113 consecutive patients with CALPANs and 116 gender- and age… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.06.026