Gum disease, mortality linked in cirrhosis
from MedPage Today
Severe gum disease and advanced cirrhosis don't go together well. A prospective analysis of patients with both cirrhosis and periodontitis showed more severe gum disease was associated with an increased risk of death from any case, according to Lea Ladegaard Grønkjaer, R.N., Ph.D., of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark.
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