Gingival crevicular fluid matrix metalloproteinase-8 levels following adjunctive use of meloxicam and initial phase of periodontal therapy


BUDUNELI N. G. , VARDAR S., Atilla G. , SORSA T., LUOTO H., BAYLAS H.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, cilt.73, ss.103-109, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 73 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1902/jop.2002.73.1.103
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.103-109

Özet

Background: The purpose of the present study was to assess the effects of adjunctive meloxicam on the matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) levels of gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in chronic periodontitis patients following the initial phase of periodontal therapy.