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Time to onset of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: a multicentre retrospective cohort study.
OBJECTIVES: Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a potentially severe adverse effect of bisphosphonates (BP). Although the risk of ONJ increases with increasing duration of BP treatment, there are currently no reliable estimates ...
Acute corneal hydrops in keratoconus: a national prospective study of incidence and management.
PurposeTo determine incidence and management of acute corneal hydrops in the UK.MethodsWe used the BOSU report card system to survey cases of acute corneal hydrops in patients with keratoconus that occurred in the UK between ...
Activin subfamily peptides predict chronological age in humans.
Loss of muscle mass and function are a well-defined aspect of human aging from the 3rd decade of life, which result in reduced independence and increased mortality. The activin family of peptides contains several endocrine ...
A double-blind, crossover study of Biotène Oralbalance and BioXtra systems as salivary substitutes in patients with post-radiotherapy xerostomia.
This study assessed the efficacy of the Bioxtra (BX) and Biotène Oralbalance (OB) systems in the treatment of post-radiotherapy xerostomia. In a double-blind, crossover study, 20 patients with post-radiotherapy xerostomia ...
Distal cervical caries in the mandibular second molar: an indication for the prophylactic removal of third molar teeth? Update.
In 2005 we reported the clinical findings of 100 patients who had mandibular third molars removed because of distal cervical caries in the mandibular second molar. The aim of this follow-up study was to find out whether ...
Estimating mortality and disability in Peru before the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of the Disease Study 2019.
BACKGROUND: Estimating and analyzing trends and patterns of health loss are essential to promote efficient resource allocation and improve Peru's healthcare system performance. METHODS: Using estimates from the Global ...