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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 168 - December 2019

N° 168


Camerounphoto_auteurRelationship between periodontal health and arterial stiffness: a cross-sectional study carried out in Cameroon

L. Essama Eno Belinga, W. Bell Ngan, A.D. Sangare, O. DIawara, A. Njifou Njimah, A.S.P. Essam Nlo’O, M. Sembene, D. Kone, C. Bengondo Messanga, C.E. Mvogo, A.R. Ngono, D. Lemogoum - Cameroun
Published in French in Tropical Dental Journal N° 168 - Volume 42 - Décembre 2019 - 34-42


Introduction: The arterial stiffness of subjects with periodontitis is higher than that of people without periodontitis. The aim of our study was to evaluate the relationship between periodontal health and arterial stiffness in Cameroonian population.
Material and methods: We recruited subjects aged 18 years old or more at the Center for Cardiology, General Medicine and Specialties of the Cameroon Foundation of the heart in Douala. Arterial stiffness was assessed by measuring carotid Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) and aortic increase index (AIx). Periodontal health was assessed using the Dutch Periodontal Screening Index (DPSI). Simple and multiple linear regressions were used to determine the factors explaining the variation of PWV.
Results: We sampled 110 subjects with a median ...

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