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Associations between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate endpoints among Indigenous adults: the PerioCardio study

 

Overview

The Associations between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate endpoints among Indigenous adults study aims to explore the prevalence of cardiovascular surrogate endpoints among Indigenous people with periodontal disease, and to determine if implementation of a periodontal intervention leads to improved cardiovascular risk outcomes. All study participants will receive the benefits of a periodontal intervention.

The study is important in three main ways:

Abstract adapted from the Indigenous Oral Health Unit

Contacts

Indigenous Oral Health Unit
Ground floor
122 Frome Street
Adelaide SA
School of Dentistry
The University of Adelaide
Adelaide SA 5005
Ph: (08) 8313 4045
Ph: (08) 8313 3291
Fax: (08) 8313 4858

Related publications

Kapellas K, Jamieson LM, Do LG, Bartold PM, Maple-Brown LJ, Sullivan D, O’Dea K, Brown A, Celermajer DS, Slade GD, Skilton MR (2014)

Associations between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate measures among Indigenous Australians.

International Journal of Cardiology; 173(2): 190–196

Kapellas K, Maple-Brown LJ, Bartold PM, Brown A, O'Dea K, Slade GD, Celermajer DS, Jamieson LM, Skilton MR (2014)

Effect of a periodontal intervention on pulse wave velocity in Indigenous Australians with periodontal disease: the PerioCardio randomized controlled trial.

Global Heart; 9(1 Supplement): e44

Skilton MR, Maple-Brown LJ, Kapellas K, Celermajer DS, Bartold M, Brown A, O'Dea K, Slade GD, Jamieson LM (2011)

The effect of a periodontal intervention on cardiovascular risk markers in Indigenous Australians with periodontal disease: the PerioCardio study.

BMC Public Health; 11: 729

Retrieved 26 September 2011 from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/11/729

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Last updated: 11 March 2016
 
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