Evaluation of the salivary levels of visfatin, chemerin, and progranulin in periodontal inflammation

@article{zcan2014EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the salivary levels of visfatin, chemerin, and progranulin in periodontal inflammation},
  author={Erkan {\"O}zcan and N. Işıl Saygun and Muhittin Abdulkadir Serdar and Nezahat Kurt},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={921-928}
}
In recent years, adipokines have been reported to play an important role in chronic inflammatory diseases. In this study, our aim was to investigate the salivary levels of visfatin, chemerin, and progranulin and their relationship with periodontal health and disease. A total of 72 patients were included in the study, 23 of which were periodontally healthy, 24 had gingivitis, and 25 had periodontitis. The clinical periodontal parameters including plaque index (PI), gingival index (GI), probing… CONTINUE READING