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A Clinician's Guide to Systemic Effects of Periodontal Diseases [electronic resource] / edited by Ronald G. Craig, Angela R. Kamer.

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dc.contributor.author Craig, Ronald G. editor.
dc.contributor.author Kamer, Angela R. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T16:08:09Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T16:08:09Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783662496992
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/23668
dc.description VIII, 124 p. 11 illus., 7 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract A Clinician’s Guide to Systemic Effects of Periodontal Diseases will serve as an ideal, easy-to-use reference for the practicing health professional. It summarizes the latest research on the systemic effects of periodontal diseases, discusses how the results of this research will impact on clinical practice, and aims to help the clinician to answer questions that may be posed by patients, medical colleagues, and the media.  A central theme is the contribution of periodontal diseases to systemic inflammation but other mechanisms, such as systemic dissemination of oral pathogens, are also covered. The associations between periodontitis and a variety of conditions, including diabetes mellitus, atherosclerotic complications, chronic kidney disease, pulmonary infections, and Alzheimer’s disease, are carefully documented. Importantly, a collaborative approach involving noted investigators in each field and medical colleagues ensures that all chapters are of clinical relevance from both a dental and a medical perspective. The book is also visually engaging, with numerous summary figures and graphics, bullet point tables, and highlight boxes identifying the most clinically significant points. .
dc.description.tableofcontents Overview -- The Contribution of Periodontal Diseases to Systemic Inflammation -- Periodontitis and Diabetes Mellitus -- Periodontitis and Atherosclerotic Complications: Myocardial Infarction and Stroke -- Interactions between Periodontal Diseases and Chronic Kidney Disease -- The Association between Periodontitis and Preterm, Low Birth Weight Infants -- Periodontal Diseases and Pulmonary Infections -- Periodontitis and the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease -- Association of Periodontal Diseases with other Diseases: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gastric Cancer -- Summary and Conclusions.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-49699-2
dc.subject Dentistry.
dc.subject Internal medicine.
dc.subject Dentistry.
dc.subject Dentistry.
dc.subject Internal Medicine.
dc.subject.ddc 617.6 23
dc.subject.lcc RK1-715
dc.subject.other Medicine (Springer-11650)
dc.title A Clinician's Guide to Systemic Effects of Periodontal Diseases [electronic resource] / edited by Ronald G. Craig, Angela R. Kamer.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-662-49699-2
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-662-49699-2
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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