Periodontal bacteremia and various vascular diseases.

@article{Iwai2009PeriodontalBA,
  title={Periodontal bacteremia and various vascular diseases.},
  author={Takehisa Iwai},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={689-94}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Weak oral bacteria, such as periodontal bacteria, have been found in various vascular lesions, including atheroma, the thrombus of the occluded artery of Buerger's disease, the abdominal aortic aneurismal wall and varicose veins. Serum titer levels of each bacterium are now available and have shown a significant relationship between severity and individual differences. MATERIAL AND METHODS The Medline and Tokyo Medical and Dental University databases were searched to… CONTINUE READING

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