Practical guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with cancer.

@article{Ruggiero2006PracticalGF,
  title={Practical guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with cancer.},
  author={Salvatore L. Ruggiero and Julie R. Gralow and Robert E Marx and Ana de Oliveira Hoff and Mark M. Schubert and Joseph M. Huryn and B T{\'o}th and Kathryn L Damato and Vicente Valero},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={7-14}
}
PURPOSE This article discusses osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) and offers health care professionals practical guidelines and recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of ONJ in cancer patients receiving bisphosphonate treatment. METHODS A panel of experts representing oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine, endocrinology, and medical oncology was convened to review the literature and clinical evidence, identify risk factors for ONJ, and develop clinical guidelines… CONTINUE READING

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