Gingival crevicular fluid interleukin-8 and lipoxin A(4) levels of smokers and nonsmokers with different periodontal status: a cross-sectional study


Lutfioglu M., Aydogdu A., Sakallioglu E. E. , Alacam H., Pamuk F.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, vol.51, no.4, pp.471-480, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jre.12324
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-480

Abstract

Background and ObjectiveSmoking is an important risk factor for periodontal disease and effects the pathogenesis of the disease. This study evaluated the impact of smoking on gingival crevicular fluid interleukin-8 (IL-8) and lipoxin A(4) (LxA(4)) levels in patients with and without periodontal disease.