The use of an intra-oral injection of ketorolac in the treatment of irreversible pulpitis.

@article{Mellor2005TheUO,
  title={The use of an intra-oral injection of ketorolac in the treatment of irreversible pulpitis.},
  author={Alexander Mellor and Matthew L Dorman and Nicholas M. Girdler},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 11},
  pages={
          789-92; discussion 792-4
        }
}
AIM To examine whether an intra-oral injection of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (ketorolac), in association with conventional local anaesthetic techniques, would improve the pulp extirpation rate in teeth with irreversible pulpitis. METHODOLOGY A two group double-blind clinical trial was undertaken in the Dental Casualty Department of the University of Manchester School of Dentistry. Patients were randomly allocated to either the test or control group. The test group received an intra… CONTINUE READING
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