Factors affecting the long-term results of endodontic treatment.

  title={Factors affecting the long-term results of endodontic treatment.},
  author={U. Sjogren and B. Hagglund and G. Sundqvist and K. Wing},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  volume={16 10},
  • U. Sjogren, B. Hagglund, +1 author K. Wing
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • Journal of endodontics
  • The influence of various factors that may affect the outcome of root canal therapy was evaluated in 356 patients 8 to 10 yr after the treatment. The results of treatment were directly dependent on the preoperative status of the pulp and periapical tissues. The rate of success for cases with vital or nonvital pulps but having no periapical radiolucency exceeded 96%, whereas only 86% of the cases with pulp necrosis and periapical radiolucency showed apical healing. The possibility of… CONTINUE READING
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