publication . Article . 2016

Association of Endodontic Lesions with Coronary Artery Disease

J.M. Liljestrand; P. Mäntylä; S. Paju; K. Buhlin; K.A.E. Kopra; G.R. Persson; M. Hernandez; M.S. Nieminen; J. Sinisalo; L. Tjäderhane; ...
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  • Published: 28 Jul 2016
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
An endodontic lesion (EL) is a common manifestation of endodontic infection where Porphyromonas endodontalis is frequently encountered. EL may associate with increased risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) via similar pathways as marginal periodontitis. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to delineate the associations between EL and CAD. Subgingival P. endodontalis, its immune response, and serum lipopolysaccharide were examined as potential mediators between these 2 diseases. The Finnish Parogene study consists of 508 patients (mean age, 62 y) who underwent coronary angiography and extensive clinical and radiographic oral examination. The cardiovascular ...
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free text keywords: 313 Dentistry, 3121 Internal medicine, Coronary artery disease, medicine.disease, medicine, Acute coronary syndrome, Angiography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Radiography, business.industry, business, Periapical periodontitis, Cross-sectional study, Lesion, medicine.symptom, Biomarker (medicine), Dentistry
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publication . Article . 2016

Association of Endodontic Lesions with Coronary Artery Disease

J.M. Liljestrand; P. Mäntylä; S. Paju; K. Buhlin; K.A.E. Kopra; G.R. Persson; M. Hernandez; M.S. Nieminen; J. Sinisalo; L. Tjäderhane; ...