Periodontal disease and recurrent cardiovascular events in survivors of myocardial infarction (MI): the Western New York Acute MI Study.

@article{Dorn2010PeriodontalDA,
  title={Periodontal disease and recurrent cardiovascular events in survivors of myocardial infarction (MI): the Western New York Acute MI Study.},
  author={Joan M. Dorn and Robert J. Genco and Sara G. Grossi and Karen L. Falkner and Kathleen M. Hovey and Licia Iacoviello and Maurizio Trevisan},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={502-11}
}
BACKGROUND Periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease (CVD) have been the focus of much research, but little is known about their roles in the recurrent event risk in patients with CVD. This study investigates whether periodontal disease is related to recurrent CVD events and mortality in survivors of incident myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS Participants (668 males and 216 females; mean age: 54 + or - 8.5 years) were recruited (1997 through 2004) from two western New York county… CONTINUE READING

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