Gingival crevicular fluid leptin levels in periodontitis patients with long-term and heavy smoking


Bozkurt F. Y. , Ay Z. , Sutcu R., Delibas N., Demirel R.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.77, no.4, pp.634-640, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2006.050277
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.634-640
  • Keywords: gingival crevicular fluid, leptin, periodontitis, smoking, BODY-MASS INDEX, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, SERUM LEPTIN, RISK INDICATORS, HOST RESPONSE, OLDER ADULTS, BLOOD-FLOW, DISEASE, SMOKERS, NICOTINE

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) leptin levels and the influence of long-term and heavy smoking on GCF leptin levels in patients with chronic periodontitis.