Detection of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Intensity in Asymptomatic Fully Impacted Lower Third Molar Follicles of Smoking and Nonsmoking Patients


Ozarslan S. K. , BAYKUL T. , Basak K., KOÇER G. , Tuzum S.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.24, ss.435-438, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31828014b2
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.435-438

Özet

Objective: The objective of this study was to determine whether smoking causes pathological changes, comparing intensity of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expression in smokers' and nonsmokers' pericoronal follicles located around asymptomatic impacted lower third molars.