High-dose atorvastatin may reduce periodontal inflammation
from Cardiology Today
"Given the concomitant changes observed in periodontal and arterial inflammation, these data raise the possibility that a portion of that beneficial impact of statins on atherosclerosis relate to reductions in extra-arterial inflammation, e.g., periodontitis," Dr. Sharath Subramanian, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues wrote.
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