Comparative Analysis of the Blood Flow Values of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Presenting with Chronic Periodontitis, Patients with Chronic Periodontitis Only and Healthy Individuals

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Develioglu H., Ozdemir H., Bostanci V.

WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.63, no.4, pp.359-363, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.7727/wimj.2013.174
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.359-363
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: Laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF) is a non-invasive technique used for various reasons in medicine and dentistry. There are many reports of vascular and microcirculatory changes in patients with diabetes mellitus. The aim of the study was to assess the gingival blood flow (GBF) measurements in patients with chronic periodontitis (Group 1), patients with chronic periodontitis and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (Group 2) and healthy controls (Group 3).