Effect of non-surgical periodontal treatment on chronic kidney disease patients.

  title={Effect of non-surgical periodontal treatment on chronic kidney disease patients.},
  author={Hilana Paula Carillo Artese and Celso Oliveira de Sousa and Ronir Raggio Luiz and Carmelo Sansone and Maria Cyn{\'e}sia Medeiros de Barros Torres},
  journal={Brazilian oral research},
  volume={24 4},
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a debilitating systemic condition. Our working hypothesis is that CKD predialysis patients with periodontitis would respond poorly to periodontal treatment owing to immunologic compromise. Twenty-one predialysis patients (group 1) and 19 individuals without clinical evidence of kidney disease (group 2) with chronic periodontitis were subjected to non-surgical periodontal treatment with no antibiotics. Clinical periodontal and systemic parameters were evaluated at… CONTINUE READING


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