Evaluation of t-PA, PAI-2, IL-1 beta and PGE(2) in gingival crevicular fluid of rheumatoid arthritis patients with periodontal disease


BIYIKOĞLU B., Buduneli N. G. , KARDEŞLER L., Aksu K. , OEDER G., KUETUEKCUELER N.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.33, no.9, pp.605-611, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1600-051x.2006.00961.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.605-611

Abstract

Aims: This study was undertaken to compare periodontal conditions, gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) levels of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA), its inhibitor plasminogen activator inhibitor-2 (PAI-2), interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta), prostaglandin E-2 (PGE(2)) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and control groups.