Mucositis in adult cancer patients reduced with keratinocyte growth factor


This Cochrane review of cytokines and growth factors for preventing oral mucositis in patients having cancer treatment included 35 RCTs finding keratinocyte growth factor beneficial in the prevention of oral mucositis .

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Periodontitis: evidence lacking for different cytokine/chemokine profiles in aggressive and chronic disease


This review included 17 studies and 843 patients. A wide range of cytokines/chemokines were assessed but the available evidence is not sufficient to prove that there are distinct differences between patients with aggressive periodontitis and those with chronic periodontitis.

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