Is Periodontal Disease Associated with Alzheimer's Disease? A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.

@article{Leira2017IsPD,
  title={Is Periodontal Disease Associated with Alzheimer's Disease? A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Yago Leira and Clara Dom{\'i}nguez and J J Garc{\'i}a Seoane and Juan Manuel Seoane-Romero and Juan Manuel P{\'i}as-Peleteiro and B. Takkouche and Juan Zapata Blanco and Jos{\'e} Manuel Aldrey},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={48 1-2},
  pages={21-31}
}
BACKGROUND In the last decade, several observational studies have suggested that there exists an association between periodontal disease (PD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). The aim of this systematic review was to investigate whether or not this link exists. SUMMARY The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis guideline for systematic review was used and registered at PROSPERO (CRD42016035377). The search strategy included using electronic databases and by hand… CONTINUE READING

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