A new management approach for dental treatment after a cerebrovascular event: a comparative retrospective study.

@article{Elad2010ANM,
  title={A new management approach for dental treatment after a cerebrovascular event: a comparative retrospective study.},
  author={Sharon Elad and Yehuda Zadik and Eliezer Kaufman and Ronen Robert Leker and Ori Finfter and Mordechai Findler},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 2},
  pages={145-50}
}
OBJECTIVE Current literature recommends postponing dental treatment until 6-12 months after a stroke, based on the presumed risk of recurrent stroke. The purpose of this study was to suggest that the importance of dental care during this period exceeds the risk of medical complications in this patient population. STUDY DESIGN Two groups were compared: 1) a cerebrovascular (CrbV) study group: patients (n = 16) who had suffered from a CrbV event within the 12 months preceding their dental… CONTINUE READING