The Relationship between Radiographic Changes in Digital Panoramic Image and Osteoporosis in Post-Menopausal Women

@inproceedings{Hmesh2016TheRB,
  title={The Relationship between Radiographic Changes in Digital Panoramic Image and Osteoporosis in Post-Menopausal Women},
  author={Nemat Hmesh and Samira Zraiki},
  year={2016}
}
  • Nemat Hmesh, Samira Zraiki
  • Published 2016
Objectives: To evaluate the correlation between radiographic signs of structural bone changes in digital panoramic image and the bone mineral density (BMD) assessed by dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and to assess the utility of panoramic radiographs in early detection of post-menopausal osteoporosis. Methods: Fifty post-menopausal women between the ages of 43 years and 68 years were evaluated. Cortical width, cortical index, panoramic mandibular index, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) condylar… CONTINUE READING