Volume 20 (2009)

Periodontal Medicine 

Editor-in-Chief: Christos D.R. Kalpidis, Thessaloniki, Greece

Associate Editor: Panos N. Papapanou, New York, NY, USA

 

Introductory pages and contents (pp. 1-6)

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President's note (pp. 7-10)

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From focal infections to periodontal medicine (pp. 11-18)

Christos D.R. Kalpidis, Panos P. Papapanou

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Key words: periodontal medicine, periodontal disease, systemic inflammation, systemic health, risk factors, intervention studies

 

Αcute-phase response: clinical significance and biomarkers (pp. 19-54)

George Baltas, Konstantinos Markakis, Helen Kotsifaki

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Key words: acute phase response, acute phase proteins, inflammatory biomarkers, periodontal disease, systemic diseases

 

The association between chronic periodontal and atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (pp. 55-69)

Maria Retzepi, Francesco D'Aiuto

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Key words: periodontal disease, periodontitis, cardiovascular diseses, atherosclerosis, systemic inflammation, risk factors, intervention studies

 

The bidirectional relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus (pp. 71-84)

Panagiotis Koromantzos, Phoebus Madianos

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Key words: periodontal disease, periodontitis, periodontal therapy, diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia, glycemic control, inflammatory mediators

 

Periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes (pp. 85-113)

Yiorgos Bobetsis, Panagiota Dokou, Phoebus Madianos

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Key words: periodontal disease, periodontitis, adverse pregnancy outcomes, preterm birth, low birth weight, preeclampsia, miscarriage

 

Association between osteoporosis and periodontitis (pp. 115-133)

Xanthippi E. Dereka

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Key words: osteoporosis, bone mineral density, bone mass, menopause, periodontitis, biological mechanisms, interactions

 

Rheumatoid arthritis and periodontal disease: biologic, clinical, and therapeutic relations (pp. 135-148)

Niki M. Moutsopoulos, Clio P. Mavragani

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Key words: periodontal disease, rheumatoid arthritis, porphyromonas gingivalis, cytokines, chronic inflammation, biological therapies

 

Interactions between periodontitis and chronic respiratory diseases (pp. 149-165)

Nikolaos Efthymiadis, Anneta Mpaka

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Key words: periodontal disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, aspiration

 

The periodontal patient and chronic kidney disease (pp. 167-179)

Effie Ioannidou, George Fares

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Key words: periodontal diseases, periodontitis, gingivitis, chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, glomerular filtration rate, chronic imflammation

 

Implications  of bisphosphonate use in dentistry (pp. 181-195)

Vassiliki M. Cartsos, Alejandro Seamanduras, Samuel Koo, Athanasios I. Zavras

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Key words: bisphosphonates, osteonecrosis of the jaws, adverse effects, drug safety, bone resorption, bone remodeling, dentistry

 

The European Federation of Periodontology news (200-202)

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Author guidelines (pp. 209-216)

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