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Prevalence of Carotid Artery Calcification on Digital Panoramic Radiographs in Hemodialysis Patients on Kidney Transplant Waiting List
Objectives: The detection of carotid artery calcification at an early stage is important to reduce the effects of cardiovascular disease in patients undergoing hemodialysis. This study sought to evaluate the prevalence of ...
Levels of High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein in Heart Transplant Patients With and Without Periodontitis
Objectives: The outcomes of heart transplantation are very favorable, but inflammation still plays a critical role in deterioration of chronic transplants. Periodontal diseases are not limited to supporting the structures ...
The relationship between body mass index and stage/grade of periodontitis: a retrospective study
Objectives Possible impact of obesity on stage and grade of periodontitis has never been investigated before. This study aimed to examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and stage/grade of periodontitis per ...