Gingival Crevicular Fluid MMP-8 and-13 and TIMP-1 Levels in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Periodontal Disease


BIYIKOĞLU B., Buduneli N. G. , KARDEŞLER L., AKSU K. , Pitkala M., Sorsa T.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.80, no.8, pp.1307-1314, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2009.090130
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1307-1314
  • Keywords: Gingival crevicular fluid, matrix metalloproteinase-8, matrix metalloproteinase-13, periodontitis, rheumatoid arthritis, TIMP-1, JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS, MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASE-8 LEVELS, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, ADULT PERIODONTITIS, AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS, MESSENGER-RNA, BONE, DOXYCYCLINE, CELLS, COLLAGENASES

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to compare gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) levels of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-8 and -13 and tissue inhibitor of MMP (TIMP)-1 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemically healthy counterparts with inflammatory periodontal disease.