An ignored cause of inflammation in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: periodontal problems


Kocyigit I. , Yucel H. E. , Cakmak O. , DOĞRUEL F. , DURUKAN D. B. , Korkar H. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.46, no.10, pp.2021-2028, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-014-0716-z
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2021-2028

Abstract

We aimed to assess whether there is a significant relation between periodontal health status and inflammation in uremic patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and also to reveal the efficiency of periodontal treatment in patients with various degrees of periodontal problems.