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, cilt.80, ss.1307-1314, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 80 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1902/jop.2009.090130
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1307-1314

Özet

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.