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Diagnostic imaging of trabecular bone microstructure for oral implants: a literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23420864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Several dental implant studies have reported that radiographic evaluation of bone quality can aid in reducing implant failure. Bone quality is assessed in terms of its quantity, density, trabecular characteristics and cells. Current imaging modalities vary widely in their efficiency in assessing trabecular structures, especially in a clinical setting. Most are very costly, require an extensive scanning procedure coupled with a high radiation dose and are only partially suitable for patient use. This review examines the current literature regarding diagnostic imaging assessment of trabecular microstructure prior to oral implant placement and suggests cone beam CT as a method of choice for evaluating trabecular bone microstructure.
N Ibrahim; A Parsa; B Hassan; P van der Stelt; D Wismeijer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dento maxillo facial radiology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0250-832X     ISO Abbreviation:  Dentomaxillofac Radiol     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-19     Completed Date:  2013-06-27     Revised Date:  2014-03-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609576     Medline TA:  Dentomaxillofac Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20120075     Citation Subset:  D    
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MeSH Terms
Alveolar Process / anatomy & histology*,  radiography*
Bone Density
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Dental Implantation, Endosseous*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Patient Care Planning
Radiography, Panoramic
Reproducibility of Results
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
X-Ray Microtomography

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