Cardiovascular disease parameters in periodontitis.

@article{Monteiro2009CardiovascularDP,
  title={Cardiovascular disease parameters in periodontitis.},
  author={Andrea Moreira Monteiro and M A N Jardini and Sarah Alves and Viviana Giampaoli and Elisete da Conceiç{\~a}o Quintaneiro Aubin and Ant{\^o}nio M Figueiredo Neto and Magnus Ake Gidlund},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={378-88}
}
BACKGROUND Recently, there has been an increasing in the impact of oral health on atherosclerosis and subsequent cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study is to investigate the association between chronic periodontitis and cardiovascular risk markers. METHODS Forty patients with periodontitis and 40 healthy gender-, body mass index-, and age-matched individuals were compared by measuring total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein, triglycerides, levels of… CONTINUE READING

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