Nezih Azmak

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BACKGROUND The present study evaluated the efficacy of controlled-release delivery of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHX) on clinical parameters and on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-8 levels in chronic periodontitis patients. METHODS Twenty patients with chronic periodontitis were screened for 6 months. Two interproximal sites(More)
297 Abstract: Cyclosporine-A (CsA) is widely used to prevent organ rejection in recipients of transplanted organs and also in the treatment of various systemic diseases. CsA has a number of side effects, including gingival overgrowth (GO). However, the pathogenesis of CsA-induced GO remains uncertain. It has been postulated that CsA alters fibroblast(More)
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