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Presence of periodontopathic bacteria in coronary arteries from patients with chronic periodontitis.
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PMID:  20816998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
In this study the presence of periodontopathic pathogens in atheromatous plaques removed from coronary arteries of patients with chronic periodontitis and periodontally healthy subjects by PCR was detected. Our results indicate a significant association between the presence of Porphyromonas gingivalis and atheromas, and the periodontal bacteria in oral biofilm may find a way to reach arteries.
Silvia L Marcelino; Elerson Gaetti-Jardim; Viviane Nakano; Luis A D Canônico; Fabio D Nunes; Roberto F M Lotufo; Francisco E Pustiglioni; Giuseppe A Romito; Mario J Avila-Campos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-09-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaerobe     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1095-8274     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaerobe     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505216     Medline TA:  Anaerobe     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  629-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Stomatology, University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
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