Periodontal status in patients before and after renal allotransplantation.

@article{Tollefsen1985PeriodontalSI,
  title={Periodontal status in patients before and after renal allotransplantation.},
  author={Terje Tollefsen and Jytte Rothmann Johansen},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  year={1985},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          227-36
        }
}
Sixty-five dentate prospective and renal transplant patients, aged 17 to 68 years, were examined. Thirty-two patients had uremia, while 16 patients were on hemodialysis. The transplant group comprised 32 patients maintained on an immunosuppressive regimen, of whom 15 persons were recruited from the first two groups. The number of bleeding gingival units (GI=2) was significantly (p<0.05) associated with the presence of dental plaque in all groups. The transplant recipients had significantly (p<0… CONTINUE READING
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