Periodontal conditions and incidence of new cardiovascular events among patients with coronary vascular disease.

@article{Reichert2016PeriodontalCA,
  title={Periodontal conditions and incidence of new cardiovascular events among patients with coronary vascular disease.},
  author={Stefan Reichert and Susanne L Schulz and Ann-Christin Benten and Andrea Lutze and Tim Seifert and Manuela Schlitt and Karl Werdan and Britt Hofmann and Andreas Wienke and H. -U. Schaller and Axel Schlitt},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={918-925}
}
AIM We wanted to investigate whether periodontal conditions and/or oral care habits are associated with new cardiovascular events among patients with coronary vascular disease (CVD). MATERIALS AND METHODS In this longitudinal cohort study, 1002 inpatients with CVD were included. They were examined regarding prevalence of severe periodontitis, bleeding upon probing (BOP), number of missing teeth and oral care habits. The combined endpoint was defined as myocardial infarction, stroke/transient… CONTINUE READING