Evaluation of renal osteodystrophy in the dental clinic by assessment of mandibular and phalangeal cortical indices

@article{Massahud2017EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of renal osteodystrophy in the dental clinic by assessment of mandibular and phalangeal cortical indices},
  author={Bruna Corr{\^e}a Massahud and Jo{\~a}o C{\'e}sar Guimar{\~a}es Henriques and Reinhilde Jacobs and Rafaela Rangel Rosa and Caio Vin{\'i}cius Bardi Matai},
  journal={Oral Radiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={34},
  pages={172-178}
}
ObjectivesSecondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is a disease that affects patients with chronic kidney disease, and is characterized by mineral disturbance and bone loss, known as renal osteodystrophy. The aim of this study was to assess the validity of using intraoral phosphor storage plates to take radiographs of the middle phalanges to evaluate bone loss resulting from SHPT during follow-up of these patients.MethodsThe sample consisted of 24 patients with chronic kidney disease, 12 with… CONTINUE READING
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