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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Pautke, C; Bauer, F; Otto, S; Tischer, T; Steiner, T; Weitz, J; Kreutzer, K; Hohlweg-Majert, B; Wolff, KD; Hafner, S; Mast, G; Ehrenfeld, M; Stürzenbaum, SR; Kolk, A 
Title:
Fluorescence-guided bone resection in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: first clinical results of a prospective pilot study. 
Abstract:
Surgical debridement is the therapy of choice in advanced stages of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (BRONJ). However, the therapy is currently only loosely standardized because no suitable imaging modalities exist. This study aims to redress this by exploring the suitability and reproducibility of applying a fluorescence-guided bone resection to patients with BRONJ.This prospective pilot study comprised 15 patients with 20 BRONJ lesions (only stages II and III) with a history of...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
69 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
84-91 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0278-2391 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie ; Orthopädische und Sportorthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik