José Luis López-López

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AIM   To describe a case of endodontic sealer (AH Plus) penetration within the mandibular canal after root canal treatment with resolution of pain and paraesthesia after a non-surgical approach, including treatment with prednisone and pregabalin. SUMMARY   A 37-year-old woman underwent root canal treatment of the left mandibular second molar tooth.(More)
TT-173 is a new hemostatic agent consisting of yeast-derived microvesicles containing a modified version of recombinant human tissue factor. In the present work, the procoagulant activity of TT-173 has been evaluated for the first time in humans. This is a phase I, randomized, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, systemic absorption,(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate radiographically the relationship of tobacco smoking and periapical status by using a retrospective case-control study design. METHODS The records of 79 controls and 79 age- and sex-matched cases were examined. Case was defined as a patient who has at least 1 radiographically detectable periapical(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate radiographically the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) and endodontic treatment in a sample of adult type II diabetic patients and control subjects. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, the radiographic records of 50 adult patients reporting a history of well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) and endodontic treatment in liver transplant candidates and control healthy subjects. MATERIAL AND METHODS A descriptive cross-sectional study. Forty two liver transplant candidates (LTC) (study group) and 42 control subjects. Digital panoramic radiographs where(More)
Apical periodontitis (AP) is an inflammatory lesion around the apex of a tooth caused by bacterial infection of the pulp canal system. AP appears radiographically as a radiolucent periapical lesion (RPL). The elective treatment for teeth with AP is root canal treatment (RCT). No study is available about the frequency of RPL and RCT in patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE A case control study to identify risk factors for burning mouth syndrome (BMS). MATERIAL AND METHODS Quantitative analysis was carried out on the total salivary flow at rest and stimulated; subjective xerostomia, ingestion of medicines and the psychological states of anxiety and depression in 40 patients with BMS and 40 controls. RESULTS The(More)
The possible connection between chronic oral inflammatory processes, such as apical periodontitis and periodontal disease (PD), and systemic health is one of the most interesting aspects faced by the medical and dental scientific community. Chronic apical periodontitis shares important characteristics with PD: 1) both are chronic infections of the oral(More)
AIM  To determine the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) and the frequency of root canal treatment in a sample of Spanish adults. DESIGN  A descriptive cross-sectional study. SETTING  Barcelona, Spain. PARTICIPANTS  A total of 397 adult subjects, 49% males and 51% females. METHODS  Digital panoramic radiographs were used. Periapical status was(More)
This review was designed to determine whether non-surgical periodontal treatment is able to reduce serum glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Several previous reports showed that scaling and root planning (SRP) improve periodontal status in patients with DM, but whether it also improves metabolic control of the(More)