Evaluation of a mineralized cancellous bone allograft for the treatment of periodontal osseous defects: 6-month surgical reentry.

@article{Browning2009EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a mineralized cancellous bone allograft for the treatment of periodontal osseous defects: 6-month surgical reentry.},
  author={Eric S Browning and Brian L. Mealey and James T. Mellonig},
  journal={The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a mineralized cancellous bone allograft (Puros) for the treatment of human periodontal osseous defects. Twenty patients with chronic periodontitis each contributed at least one intrabony defect. The surgical procedure consisted of flap reflection, debridement of the defect, root planing, and placement of the bone graft in the defect, followed by flap closure. Clinical and surgical measurements were taken at baseline and at the 6-month surgical reentry… CONTINUE READING