JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.91, no.11, pp.1486-1494, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
cardiovascular disease(s), experimental periodontitis, matrix metalloproteinase(s), melatonin, oxidative stress, periodontal-systemic disease interactions, ALVEOLAR BONE LOSS, OXIDATIVE STRESS, HEART-FAILURE, ANTIOXIDANT, INDEX, HYPERTROPHY, DYSFUNCTION, MECHANISMS, INDUCTION, DAMAGE
BackgroundThe aim of this experimental rat study was to investigate the potential inflammatory effects of periodontitis on cardiac left ventricular tissue and the therapeutic activity of melatonin on these effects.