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Salivary Glands

New Approaches in Diagnostics and Treatment

Saliva is a complex fluid that maintains oral health and has many physiological functions. It is a noninvasive diagnostic fluid as well. Lately, salivary diagnostics has proven its potential to reach clinical practice in the near future for the early detection, diagnosis, and monitoring of various diseases. Salivary Glands - New Approaches in Diagnostics and Treatment is a comprehensive reference, which brings together information on salivary secretion and its disorders, the novel salivary diagnostic methods for numerous diseases, and new techniques in the treatment of salivary diseases. This book contains information for a diverse audience, including dentists, oral biologists, experimental biologists, molecular biologists, oncologists, radiologists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and otorhinolaryngologists.

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Salivary GlandsNew Approaches in Diagnostics and TreatmentEdited by Işıl Adadan Güvenç

Published: January 30th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68846

ISBN: 978-1-78984-989-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-988-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-358-1

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

10882 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations


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1. Secretions of Human Salivary Gland

By Anahita Punj


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2. Xerostomia: An Update of Causes and Treatments

By Alejandro Escobar and Juan P. Aitken-Saavedra


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3. Sialorrhea: A Guide to Etiology, Assessment, and Management

By Işıl Adadan Güvenç


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4. Salivary Diagnostics

By Karolina Elżbieta Kaczor-Urbanowicz


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5. Proteomics of the Salivary Fluid

By Goran Mitulović


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6. Approach to Diagnosis of Salivary Gland Disease from Nuclear Medicine Images

By Michihiro Nakayama, Atsutaka Okizaki, Kaori Nakajima and Koji Takahashi


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7. Salivary Effects of Facial Vibrotactile Stimulation in Patients with Sjogren’s Syndrome and Poor Salivation

By Koichiro Ueda, Kanako Gora, Masaru Yamaoka, Takako Sato, Kimiko Abe, Enri Nakayama, Mituyasu Sato, Yumiko Tunoda, Sumiko Akatuka, Sayaka Fukui, Akinari Hayashi, Teruyuki Hirai, Sayako Ohnishi, Mayumi Hayata and Hisao Hiraba


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8. Combined Approaches in Sialolithiasis of Major Salivary Glands

By Iordanis Konstantinidis, Angelos Chatziavramidis and Ioannis Iakovou


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