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Measurement of hard tissue density based on image density of intraoral radiograph
Author(s): Akitoshi Katsumata; Tatsumasa Fukui; Shinji Shimoda; Kaoru Kobayashi; Tatsuro Hayashi
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Paper Abstract

We developed a DentalSCOPE computer program to measure the bone mineral density (BMD) of the alveolar bone. Mineral density measurement of alveolar bone may be useful to predict possible patients who will occur medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ). Because these osteoporosis medicines affect the mineral density of alveolar bone significantly. The BMD of alveolar bone was compared between dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) and the DentalSCOPE program. A high correlation coefficient was revealed between the DentalSCOPE measurement and the DEXA measurement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 2018
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10575, Medical Imaging 2018: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 105752H (27 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2294957
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Akitoshi Katsumata, Asahi Univ. School of Dentistry (Japan)
Tatsumasa Fukui, Asahi Univ. School of Dentistry (Japan)
Shinji Shimoda, Tsurumi Univ. School of Dental Medicine (Japan)
Kaoru Kobayashi, Tsurumi Univ. School of Dental Medicine (Japan)
Tatsuro Hayashi, Media Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10575:
Medical Imaging 2018: Computer-Aided Diagnosis
Nicholas Petrick; Kensaku Mori, Editor(s)

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