Torus palatinus in end-stage renal disease patients receiving peritoneal dialysis: Does renal osteodystrophy play a role?


Sisman Y., Gokce C., Sipahioglu M. H. , Ertas E. T. , ÜNAL A. , OYMAK O. , ...More

JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, vol.7, no.2, pp.154-158, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jds.2012.03.012
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.154-158

Abstract

Background: Our aim was to investigate the prevalence, size, locations, and shapes of torus palatinus (TP) in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients receiving peritoneal dialysis (PD) in order to analyze the relationship between the TP size and duration of PD.