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Periodontal Disease and Carotid Atherosclerosis: Mechanisms of the Association

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Maria Serena De Franceschi, Leonzio Fortunato, Claudio Carallo, Cesare Tripolino, Concetta Irace, Michele Figliuzzi, Antonio Crispino and Agostino Gnasso

Submitted: February 18th, 2011 Published: February 29th, 2012

DOI: 10.5772/27514

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Written By

Maria Serena De Franceschi, Leonzio Fortunato, Claudio Carallo, Cesare Tripolino, Concetta Irace, Michele Figliuzzi, Antonio Crispino and Agostino Gnasso

Submitted: February 18th, 2011 Published: February 29th, 2012