Dental Materials

  • Nikos SEFEROSa, Ioanna DASKALAa, Antonia KOTSIOUb, Madeleine TSAMOURIc, Christine TESSEROMATISa, Christine Tesseromatis
  • Published 2014

Abstract

Nifedipine is a widely used anti-anginal and anti-hypertensive agent. It is associated with significant gingival changes attributed more to collagen hyperplasia than to enhancement of protein synthesis. We investigated the influence of nifedipine on morphological changes in the parotid glands of rats in a model of hypertension. Twenty-eight male Wistar rats… (More)

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