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INTRODUCTION Traditional pulp regeneration procedures that use a blood clot as a scaffold have produced histologic evidence of bone, cementum, and connective tissue growth within the root. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a bioactive scaffold containing growth factors that enhance wound healing. AIM The aim of this study was to histologically compare the(More)
AIM To evaluate the results of treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in kidney transplant recipients before and after the advent of sildenafil. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 1981 through 2002, 971 male patients of mean age 53.4 years received a renal graft. Erectile dysfunction (ED) was investigated in all patients at the first urologic visit(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinicians are regularly confronted with difficult choices. Should a tooth that has not healed through nonsurgical root canal treatment be treated through endodontic microsurgery or be replaced using a single implant? Acquiring complete, unbiased information to help clinicians and their patients make these choices requires a systematic review(More)
Chronic renal failure represent one of the more common complications of diabetes. End-stage renal disease develops in about 50% of type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetic patients between 10 and 30 years from the onset of the disease, and in a consistent number of type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetic patients. In the past, diabetic patients were not included(More)
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