Evaluation of Periodontitis as a Risk for Preterm Birth among Preeclamptic and Non-Preeclamptic Pregnant Women - A Case Control Study.

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BACKGROUND Periodontal disease during pregnancy markedly increases the woman's risk of developing preeclampsia. The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare whether periodontal disease increases the risk of preterm birth among preeclamptic and non-preeclamptic pregnant women. METHODS A total of 200 pregnant women (100 preeclamptic and 100 non… (More)
DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2013/6497.3308

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@article{Pattanashetti2013EvaluationOP, title={Evaluation of Periodontitis as a Risk for Preterm Birth among Preeclamptic and Non-Preeclamptic Pregnant Women - A Case Control Study.}, author={Jyoti I Pattanashetti and Veeresh M Nagathan and Subramaniam M Rao}, journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR}, year={2013}, volume={7 8}, pages={1776-8} }