Author: Lise L. Håheim

Oral Infections and Cardiovascular Disease

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Library License: US $156
ISBN: 978-1-60805-689-7 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-232-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2011
DOI: 10.2174/97816080523251110101


This book provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge about research in oral infections and their association with cardiovascular diseases. Several epidemiological, clinical and other scientific aspects are covered in this book through the work of medical experts.

The detailed accounts in this book are of great value to readers in the scientific community, practitioners, teachers and students in relevant fields, and health-care planners.

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- Pp. i-ii (2)
Paul M. Ridker
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- Pp. iii-iv (2)
Lise L. Håheim
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List of Contributors

- Pp. v-vii (3)
Lise L. Håheim
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Dental Infections and Cardiovascular Disease - The Early Findings

- Pp. 3-7 (5)
Kimmo Mattila
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Causality - When do we have Sufficient Evidence to Mark a Risk Factor for Prophylactic Purposes Against Cardiovascular Disease?

- Pp. 8-16 (9)
Lise L. Haheim
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Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

- Pp. 17-25 (9)
Morten Enersen
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Cardiovascular Risk Factors - An Aetiologically Oriented Epidemiologist’s Perspective

- Pp. 26-34 (9)
Dag S. Thelle
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Oral Bacteria in Cardiovascular Diseases

- Pp. 35-44 (10)
Ingar Olsen
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Biological Mechanisms: Platelets and Bacteria - Current Scientific Evidence and Methods of Analyses

- Pp. 45-66 (22)
Steven W. Kerrigan, Dermot Cox
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Laboratory Methods for Analyzing Correlation between Periodontitis and Cardiovascular Disease

- Pp. 67-81 (15)
Anne K. Kristoffersen
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The Concept of Infection Control in Prevention and Treatment of Periodontal Disease

- Pp. 82-90 (9)
Per Ramberg, Jan Wennstrom
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When Risk Factor Patterns Change Due to New Scientific Evidence - Ethical Dilemmas

- Pp. 91-100 (10)
Bjørn Hofmann
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Linking the Evidence of Oral Infections as a Causal Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases

- Pp. 101-110 (10)
Lise L. Haheim
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Subject Index

- Pp. 111-113 (3)
Lise L. Haheim
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