Effect of mineral trioxide aggregates and Portland cements on inflammatory cells.

@article{Shahi2010EffectOM,
  title={Effect of mineral trioxide aggregates and Portland cements on inflammatory cells.},
  author={Shahriar Shahi and Saeed K. Rahimi and Hamid Reza Yavari and Hadi Mokhtari and Leila Roshangar and Mehran Mesgary Abasi and Sahar Sattari and Majid Abdolrahimi},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={899-903}
}
INTRODUCTION Recently, some studies have compared mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) with Portland cements, concluding that the principal ingredients of Portland cements are similar to those of MTA. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effect of gray MTA, white MTA, and gray and white Portland cements on inflammatory cells in rats. METHODS Fresh mixtures mixed with distilled water were placed in polyethylene tubes, which were implanted in the dorsal subcutaneous connective… CONTINUE READING