Satish Shripad Doiphode

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BACKGROUND In the past few years, the association between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and periodontal disease has been promulgated. The present study is aimed at determining the association between these two diseases. METHODS This observational study includes 501 individuals consisting of 102 patients (case group) having COPD and 399(More)
BACKGROUND Growth of scientific evidence suggests an exquisite association between oral infection and systemic diseases. Though etiologies of periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are separate, their underlying pathological processes are sufficient to warrant consideration of hypothesis that individuals at risk of developing RA may also be at the risk(More)
Periodontal destruction is initiated by bacteria that stimulate host responses leading to excess production of cytokines. Anticytokine therapy for periodontal diseases especially targets proinflammatory cytokines, that is, TNF-alpha, IL-1, and IL-6, because these are essential for the initiation of the inflammatory immune reaction and are produced for(More)
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