Can dental pulp calcification serve as a diagnostic marker for carotid artery calcification in patients with renal diseases?


Kansu O., Ozbek M., Avcu N., Aslan U., Kansu H., Genctoy G.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.38, no.8, pp.542-545, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr/13231798
  • Title of Journal : DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.542-545

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the presence of pulp calcification and carotid artery calcification on dental panoramic radiographs in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on haemodialysis and renal transplant recipients.