International Journal of Dentistry / 2012 / Article / Tab 5

Clinical Study

Effect of Periodontal Therapy on Crevicular Fluid Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-8 Levels in Chronic Periodontitis

Table 5

Concentration and total amount of IL-6 and IL-8 in GCF as well as PD, CAL prior to and following therapy in diseased and nondiseased sites of 7 smokers and 5 nonsmoker periodontal patients.

ParametersBaseline
(Mean ± SD)
6 weeks
(Mean ± SD)
16 weeks
(Mean ± SD)
32 weeks
(Mean ± SD)

Diseased sites
IL-6 NS
IL-6 S
TAIL-6 NS
TAIL-6 S
IL-8 NS
IL-8 S
TAIL-8 NS
TAIL-8 S
PD-NS
PD-S
CAL-NS
CAL-S

Nondiseased sites
IL-6 NS
IL-6 S
TAIL-6 NS
TAIL-6 S
IL-8 NS
IL-8 S
TAIL-8 NS
TAIL-8 S
PD-NS
PD-S
CAL-NS
CAL-S

NS: nonsmokers; S: smokers, IL-6, IL-8: concentration (pg/ L); TAIL-6, TAIL-8: total amount (pg/30 s);
between smokers and nonsmokers.
between smokers and nonsmokers.
between two examination intervals.

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