The effects of periodontal therapy on gingival crevicular fluid matrix metalloproteinase-8, interleukin-6 and prostaglandin E-2 levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis


Kurgan S., FENTOĞLU Ö. , Onder C., SERDAR M. A. , Eser F., Tatakis D. N. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, vol.51, no.5, pp.586-595, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jre.12337
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.586-595

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of non-surgical periodontal therapy on gingival crevicular fluid levels of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8), interleukin-6 (IL-6) and prostaglandin E-2 (PGE(2)) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with periodontal disease.