Periodontitis-associated up-regulation of systemic inflammatory mediator level may increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, no. 1 (2010): 116-122
Background and Objective: Although an elevation in the concentration of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) as a result of periodontal infection may account for an increased risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), the effect of periodontal infection on the level of hs-CRP in an otherwise healthy Japanese population has n...更多
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