Pre-term delivery and periodontal disease: a case-control study from Croatia.

@article{Bosnjak2006PretermDA,
  title={Pre-term delivery and periodontal disease: a case-control study from Croatia.},
  author={Andrija Petar Bosnjak and Tomislav Relja and Vanja Vu{\vc}i{\'c}evi{\'c}-Boras and Hrvoje Plasaj and Darije Plan{\vc}ak},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={710-6}
}
AIM The aim of this report was to assess the strength and influence of periodontitis as a possible risk factor for pre-term birth (PTB) in a cohort of 81 primiparous Croatian mothers aged 18-39 years. METHODS PTB cases (n = 17; mean age 25 +/- 2.9 years; age range 20-33 years) were defined as spontaneous delivery after less than 37 completed weeks of gestation that were followed by spontaneous labour or spontaneous rupture of membranes. Controls (full-time births) were normal births at or… CONTINUE READING
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