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.
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.