Elevated plasma homocysteine levels in chronic periodontitis: a hospital-based case-control study.

@article{Joseph2011ElevatedPH,
  title={Elevated plasma homocysteine levels in chronic periodontitis: a hospital-based case-control study.},
  author={Rosamma Joseph and S. Gopi Nath and Manaloor George Joseraj},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={439-44}
}
BACKGROUND Plasma homocysteine (Hcy), a novel risk factor for cardiovascular disease, has been found to be increased in inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Our study investigates the association between chronic periodontitis and plasma Hcy. METHODS This case-control study involves 85 age- and sex-matched subjects with chronic periodontitis and 91 healthy controls. Patients were grouped into moderate and severe periodontitis. Plaque index, calculus component of simplified oral… CONTINUE READING
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