Oral health status of patients with a mild decrease in glomerular filtration rate.

@article{Garcez2009OralHS,
  title={Oral health status of patients with a mild decrease in glomerular filtration rate.},
  author={Joana Garcez and Jacobo Limeres Posse and Inmaculada Tom{\'a}s Carmona and Javier Fern{\'a}ndez Feijoo and Pedro Diz Dios},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2009},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={224-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the oral health status of patients with mildly decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR). STUDY DESIGN The study group comprised 80 adults with GFR 60-89 mL/min. A group of 80 age- and gender-matched control subjects with GFR > or =90 mL/min were selected. Medical history, clinical examination, and biochemistry blood tests were performed in patients and control subjects. Renal function was estimated using the Modification of Diet in Renal… CONTINUE READING