Periodontal status of chronic renal failure patients receiving hemodialysis

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Marakoglu I., Gursoy U., Demirer S., Sezer H.

YONSEI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.44, no.4, pp.648-652, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.3349/ymj.2003.44.4.648
  • Title of Journal : YONSEI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.648-652


Host factors such as systemic diseases, genetic polymorphism or drug usage play a major role in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease by modifying the host response to periodontal infection or altering the susceptibility to infection by periodontal organisms. This study was designed to evaluate the clinical response of patients receiving hemodialysis to existing microbial dental plaque.