sialometry

si·a·lom·e·try

(sī'ă-lom'ĕ-trē),
A measurement of salivary secretion, generally for a comparison of a denervated or diseased gland with its healthy counterpart.
[sialo- + G. metron, measure]

si·a·lom·e·try

(sī'ă-lom'ĕ-trē)
A measurement of salivary secretion, generally for a comparison of a denervated or diseased gland with its healthy counterpart.
[sialo- + G. metron, measure]
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9],[10],[11],[12] Many researchers have made use of sialometry and sialochemistry to diagnose systemic illnesses, monitoring general health, and as an indicator of risk for diseases creating a close relationship between oral and systemic health.
Sialometry is a reliable tool for clinical evaluation of xerostomia.
Assessment of salivary flow rates: Sialometry (measurement of salivary flow rates) was performed using a whole unstimulated saliva production test.
Additional testing may include sialometry to measure saliva flow and parotid scintigraphy, a nuclear medicine test, to detect parotid adenomas (Chang et al.
Sialometry and sialochemistry: diagnostic tools for Sjogren's syndrome.
The researchers also measured saliva flow rates using standardized sialometry collection techniques.
Sialometry and sialochemistry: a non-invasive approach for diagnosing Sjogren's syndrome.
Although sialometry and sialochemistry are noninvasive, objective measures of salivary flow, their sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing Sjogren syndrome have yet to be properly defined.
Data from sialometry revealed that patients in the PA group obtained higher mean RSFR and SSFR values than individuals in the CT group (p < 0.