Fractal properties of the trabecular pattern of the mandible in chronic renal failure


GÜMÜŞSOY İ., MİLOĞLU Ö. , ÇANKAYA E. , BAYRAKDAR İ. Ş.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.45, no.5, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr.20150389
  • Title of Journal : DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY
  • Keywords: chronic renal failure, panoramic radiography, trabecular bone, fractals, DENTAL RADIOGRAPHS, DETECTING OSTEOPOROSIS, PANORAMIC RADIOGRAPHS, ALVEOLAR BONE, DIMENSION, HYPERPARATHYROIDISM, DENSITY, IMAGES

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate fractal analysis as a tool to quantitatively determine the mandibular trabecular bone changes in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF).