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Osteoprotegerin Before and After Periodontal Surgery

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 10, 2014
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Noha Ayman Ghallab, Cairo University

Brief Summary:

The study hypothesis:

Is Osteoprotegerin a diagnostic and/or prognostic marker of periodontal disease?

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Periodontitis Procedure: Open flap debridement Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
assessment of osteoprotegerin in patients with chronic periodontitis before and after periodontal surgery in gingival crevicular fluid, saliva and gingival tissues.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Effect of Periodontal Surgery on Osteoprotegerin Levels in Gingival Crevicular Fluid, Saliva and Gingival Tissues.
Study Start Date : April 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Open flap for periodontitis patients
Open flap debridement
Procedure: Open flap debridement
an access flap

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in Osteoprotegerin levels at 3 and 6 months [ Time Frame: Baseline, 3 months and 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. changes from baseline in Clinical attachment level at 3 and 6 months. [ Time Frame: Baseline, 3 months and 6 months ]
  2. Changes from baseline in probing pocket depth at 3 and 6 months [ Time Frame: baseline, 3 months and 6 months ]
  3. Changes from baseline in plaque index at 3 and 6 months [ Time Frame: baseline, 3 months and 6 months ]
  4. Changes from baseline in gingival index at 3 and 6 months [ Time Frame: baseline, 3 months and 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   32 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • severe chronic periodontitis, having pocket depth of ≥ 5 mm and clinical attachment level ≥ 5 mm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant women
  • subjects had <22 permanent teeth
  • having any given systemic disease
  • taking any type of medication and/or antibiotic therapy during the 3 months before the study
  • received periodontal treatment within the past 12 months
  • current or former smokers.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02160613

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Faculty of oral and dental medicine
Cairo, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cairo University
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Study Director: Mahmoud ElRefai, M.D. Professor of Oral Medicine and Periodontology , Faculty of oral and dental medicine Cairo Unv.
Publications of Results:

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Noha Ayman Ghallab, Associate Professor of periodontology, faculty of oral and dental medicine, Cairo University Identifier: NCT02160613    
Other Study ID Numbers: OPG_OFD
First Posted: June 10, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2014
Last Verified: June 2014
Keywords provided by Noha Ayman Ghallab, Cairo University:
Chronic periodontitis
Open flap debridement
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Chronic Periodontitis
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases