Implant prosthodontic rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic disorders: a case series report.

@article{Weinlander2010ImplantPR,
  title={Implant prosthodontic rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic disorders: a case series report.},
  author={Michael Weinlander and Gerald Krennmair and Eva Piehslinger},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={22-8}
}
PURPOSE This retrospective study assessed implant and prosthodontic treatment outcomes of patients suffering from rheumatic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and connective tissue diseases (CTDs). MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 22 patients (all women) suffering from autoimmune rheumatic disorders such as isolated RA (n = 16), RA with concomitant CTDs (n = 5), or isolated CTDs (n = 1). Overall, 89 implants were placed for rehabilitations such as single-tooth replacement (n… CONTINUE READING