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Helena Aguiar Ribeiro Nascimento ; Rafaela Argento ; Thamara Beline ; Glaucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano ; Deborah Queiroz Freitas ;Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 2016, 21 7

Autor: Ana Caroline Ramos de Brito

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Ciência & Saúde Coletiva ISSN: 1413-8123 cecilia@claves.fiocruz.br Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva Brasil Ramos de Brito, Ana Caroline; Aguiar Ribeiro Nascimento, Helena; Argento, Rafaela; Beline, Thamara; Bovi Ambrosano, Glaucia Maria; Queiroz Freitas, Deborah Prevalence of suggestive images of carotid artery calcifications on panoramic radiographs and its relationship with predisposing factors Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, vol.
21, núm.
7, julio, 2016, pp.
2201-2207 Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=63046188021 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative DOI: 10.1590-1413-81232015217.06622015 Prevalência de imagens sugestivas de calcificações da artéria carótida em radiografias panorâmicas e sua relação com fatores predisponentes Ana Caroline Ramos de Brito 1 Helena Aguiar Ribeiro Nascimento 1 Rafaela Argento 1 Thamara Beline 1 Glaucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano 1 Deborah Queiroz Freitas 1 Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba, Universidade Estadual de Campinas.
Av. Limeira 901, Areião.
13414903 Piracicaba SP Brasil. acarolinerb@hotmail.com 1 Abstract Panoramic radiographs (PR) can display radiopaque images suggestive of calcified atheroma in the carotid artery in asymptomatic patients.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of these images on PR and their linkage with hypertension, obesity, age, gender and smoking habits.
PR of 505 patients were evaluated.
They were older than 30 years old and their PR had been taken for different clinical reasons.
Their body mass index was calculated; their waist circumference was also taken into consideration.
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