Conservative treatment of persistent periradicular lesions using aspiration and irrigation.

@article{Hoen1990ConservativeTO,
  title={Conservative treatment of persistent periradicular lesions using aspiration and irrigation.},
  author={Michael M. Hoen and G L LaBounty and E J Strittmatter},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={182-6}
}
Aspirating the unknown contents of a bony cavity and saline irrigation of a body wound are both basic surgical techniques. These two techniques have been combined in treating persistent periradicular pathosis in two cases. The cases demonstrate significant bony healing of extensive periradicular defects after the use of the combined procedure. Both cases were nonresponsive to nonsurgical root canal treatment. The use of aspiration and irrigation may initiate healing in cases of uninfected… CONTINUE READING