Meta-analysis of the effect of systemic metronidazole as an adjunct to scaling and root planing for adult periodontitis.

@article{Elter1997MetaanalysisOT,
  title={Meta-analysis of the effect of systemic metronidazole as an adjunct to scaling and root planing for adult periodontitis.},
  author={J R Elter and Herenia Procopio Lawrence and S Offenbacher and J D Beck},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  year={1997},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={487-96}
}
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to provide a quantitative overview of clinical trials assessing the use of systemic metronidazole (S-MET) as an adjunct to scaling and root planning (S&RP) in the treatment of adult periodontitis. Eight clinical trials were chosen based upon a priori selection criteria, and two outcomes, "reduction in probing pocket depth" (PD) and "gain in clinical attachment level" (CAL), were analyzed. Results for each outcome were stratified by initial PD 1-3 mm, 4-6 mm… CONTINUE READING

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