A 5 years follow-up for ischemic cardiac outcomes in patients with carotid artery calcification on panoramic radiographs confirmed by doppler ultrasonography in Turkish population

Akkemik O., Kazaz H., TAMSEL S., DÜNDAR N., Şahinalp Ş., ELLİDOKUZ H.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.49, no.4, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr.20190440
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: Carotid artery calcification, Panoramic radiography, Ultrasonography, cardiovascular events, TRITICEOUS CARTILAGE, PREVALENCE, ATHEROMAS, RISK, AGREEMENT, IMAGES, STROKE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of digital panoramic radiograph (DPR) for detection of carotid artery calcification (CAC) confirmed by Doppler Ultrasonography (DUSG) and to clarify the relationship between between CAC identified by DPR and cardiovascular events through a 5 year follow-up period.