- Periodontal disease and pre-eclampsia: a systematic reviewAlina Kunnen
Department of Periodontology, Center for Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Clin Periodontol 37:1075-87. 2010..A generalized inflammatory response plays an important role in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia. Because periodontal disease is a low-grade inflammatory state, periodontal disease might contribute to the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia...
- Cytokine production induced by non-encapsulated and encapsulated Porphyromonas gingivalis strainsAlina Kunnen
Department of Periodontology, Center for Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Arch Oral Biol 57:1558-66. 2012..gingivalis strain (K(-) and K1)...
- Women with a recent history of early-onset pre-eclampsia have a worse periodontal conditionAlina Kunnen
Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Oral Health, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Clin Periodontol 34:202-7. 2007..Growing evidence of chronic infection as an aetiological factor in vascular diseases prompted us to study maternal periodontal disease in subjects with early-onset pre-eclampsia (<34 weeks)...