Kevin W Parks

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Retrospective study was done on 118 patients who underwent nonsurgical endodontics and then surgical endodontics. Seventy-nine patients had pain before nonsurgical endodontics, and an additional 39 were pain free. After the open surgical procedure, six patients (5%) had continual pain and were considered failures. Three patients (2.5%) were thought to have(More)
During their development, B lymphocytes undergo V(D)J recombination events and selection processes that, if successfully completed, produce mature B cells expressing a non-self-reactive B-cell receptor (BCR). Primary V(D)J rearrangements yield self-reactive B cells at high frequency, triggering attempts to remove, silence, or reprogramme them through(More)
Despite both efficacy and immunotolerogenic effects, many clinicians still are reluctant to use allergen-specific immunotherapy (SIT) because of the potential for acute allergic reactions. The anti-immunoglobulin E monoclonal antibody, omalizumab, is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of moderate-to-severe allergic asthma(More)
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