Plasma osteoprotegerin levels are decreased in smoker chronic periodontitis patients


ÖZÇAKA Ö. , NALBANTSOY A. , KÖSE T. , BUDUNELİ N. G.

AUSTRALIAN DENTAL JOURNAL, cilt.55, ss.405-410, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 55 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2010.01261.x
  • Dergi Adı: AUSTRALIAN DENTAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.405-410

Özet

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate plasma levels of soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand (sRANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG) in smoker versus non-smoker chronic periodontitis patients.