EVALUATION OF PANORAMIC RADIOGRAPHY MEASURES FOR IDENTIFYING REDUCED BONE MINERAL DENSITY IN ELDERLY


Nalcaci R., Baran İ., Orkun S., Tosun A., Misirlioglu M.

TURK GERIATRI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS, vol.13, no.1, pp.18-25, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: TURK GERIATRI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-25

Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of panoramic based indices (Mandibular cortical index, cortical width, panoramic mandibular index, and mandibular ratio) and to determine whether they correlate with bone mineral density in elderly.