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Unifying etiopathogenesis of periodontal disease and pregnancy hypertension

*, Swati Pralhad and *, Pralhad Kushtagi (2011) Unifying etiopathogenesis of periodontal disease and pregnancy hypertension. Trendz Medical World , 4 (3). pp. 26-31.

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Abstract

Gestational hypertension or hypertension during pregnancy (Preeclampsia) is yet to be understood significant obstetric problem which is responsible for poor perinatal and obstetric outcome. It is hypothesized that presence of inflammatory disease as remote as the one like periodontal disease could contribute to the etiopathogenesis of pregnancy hypertension through proinflammatory vasoactive mediators. In the present article, the available published evidences are chronicled in logical manner and unifying pathogenesis is outlined.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Periodontal disease, preeclampsia, hypertension in pregnancy, inflammatory mediators
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2012 06:36
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2012 06:36
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/3296

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