MUDr. Vladimíra Schwartzová, PhD., vladimira.schwartzova(at)upjs.sk

Bisphosphonate osteonecrosis

Author: Vladimíra Schwartzová

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Osteonecrosis of the jaw is a rare, but very severe complication in patients receiving bisphosphonate therapy. This complication significantly restricts food intake and reduces their quality of life. The negative influence of bisphosphonates on jaw bones is still not precisely known and is the subject of research.