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The assessment of relation between lipids metabolism disorder and periodontal diseases in cardio¬vascular patients

Author(s): Soleimani-e-Shayeste Y. | Khoshkhoo Nejad AK.

Journal: Journal of Dental Medicine
ISSN 1024-641X

Volume: 17;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 27;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: Cardio- vascular patients

Statement of Problem: There are many risk factor for periodontal diseases and from this point the disorders of lipid metabolism also may be a risk factor for pcriodononlal diseases."nPurpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relation of periodontal disease and disorder of lipids metabolism in cardio vascular patients."nMaterials and Methods: In this sectional study, 45 patients who were hospitalized in shahid rajaee hospital divided and studied in two group, (included test group with 27 patents and control group with 18 patient). In both group the level of serum lipids including triglycerid, total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol were determined and periodontal status were estimated by CPITN index. Then statistical result processed by Mann-Whiney U test and spearman- correlation."nResults: The results showed thai CPITN index in high lipid group was more than low lipid group and spearman correlation between triglycerid and CPITN was 0.2S3 between cholesterol and CPITN was 0.372 and between LDL and CPITN was 0.230."nConclusion: In this study we found that there is a specific and significant relation between periodontal disease and serum lipids in cardio vascular patients.
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