Serum Placental Growth Factor, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Soluble Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-1 and -2 Levels in Periodontal Disease, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes


Sert T., KIRZIOĞLU F. Y. , FENTOĞLU Ö. , Aylak F., Mungan T.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.82, no.12, pp.1735-1748, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2011.100740
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1735-1748

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study is the evaluation of levels of serum interleukin (IL)-1 beta, IL-6, IL-10, tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), placental growth factor (PIGF), and soluble VEGF receptor (sVEGFR)-1 and -2 in the association between periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes.