Prevention of bisphosphonates-induced osteonecrosis

Baraldi, Anna and Fusco, Vittorio and Bellora, Alessandro and Pini, Massimo (2007) Prevention of bisphosphonates-induced osteonecrosis. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 4 (1). pp. 58-61. ISSN 1971-3266

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The osteonecrosis of the jaw is a new emergent disease, secondary to prolonged use of bisphosphonates. Bisphosphonates are a class of drug used in prevention and cure of bone diseases such as malignancy or bone metabolic diseases. In this article, we have tried to summarize, for patients taking IVor oral bisphosphonates-therapy, the most important informations on the pathogenesis and the risk factors in osteonecrosis of the jaw with particular attention about the preventive policies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Osteonecrosis of the jaw, bisphosphonates
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 612 Fisiologia umana > 612.7 Sistema muscoloscheletrico, tegumento
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 10:14
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2014 10:14

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