Screening for periodontal diseases using salivary lactate dehydrogenase, hemoglobin level, and statistical modeling

@inproceedings{Nomura2012ScreeningFP,
  title={Screening for periodontal diseases using salivary lactate dehydrogenase, hemoglobin level, and statistical modeling},
  author={Yoshiaki Nomura and Yoh Tamaki and Akiko Eto and Erika Kakuta and Daisuke Ogino and Yuichi Nakamura and Naoki Takahashi and Fumihiko Hino and Keizo Koresawa and Nobuhiro Hanada and Keita Shimizu},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract Background/Purpose The intracellular enzymes present in the saliva have been studied as markers of periodontal disease. The aim of this study was to establish procedures for using salivary biomarkers as an alternative to the Community Periodontal Index (CPI) for community-based screening for periodontal disease. Materials and methods The study included 101 adults aged between 19 and 77 years who were undergoing treatment for periodontal disease. We applied analysis of covariance… CONTINUE READING

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