Periodontal management of a patient undergoing liver transplantation

Emanuele Clozza, Stuart L. Segelnick, Samuel H. Sigal, Deborah N. Rovner, Mea A. Weinberg

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This case report describes the periodontal management of a patient with endstage liver disease undergoing liver transplantation. In the first part of this article, all medical and dental findings are reported to elaborate adequate diagnoses. A patient-specific treatment plan was structured given the challenging periodontal and systemic scenarios. The second part describes the periodontal therapy delivered in close interaction with the referring physicians. Last, the article reviews current principles and protocols in managing these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-273
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Periodontics


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