Osteocalcin in serum, saliva and gingival crevicular fluid: their relation with periodontal treatment outcome in postmenopausal women.

@article{Bulln2007OsteocalcinIS,
  title={Osteocalcin in serum, saliva and gingival crevicular fluid: their relation with periodontal treatment outcome in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Pedro Bull{\'o}n and Lucy Chandler and Juan Jos{\'e} Segura Egea and Ram{\'o}n P{\'e}rez Cano and Angel Mart{\'i}nez Sahuquillo},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={E193-7}
}
BACKGROUND Osteocalcin levels have been postulated as a marker of inhibition of bone formation. The aim of the present study was to assess plasma, saliva and GCF levels of osteocalcin and correlate them with periodontal treatment outcome in postmenopausal women. METHODS Thirty-nine postmenopausal women (57.8 -/+8.5 years old) were recruited for the study. Periodontal examination of all women was carried out and plaque, bleeding on probing, probing depth (PD), and clinical attachment level… CONTINUE READING
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