Influence of the coronal restoration on the outcome of endodontically treated teeth.
- 作者列表："Stenhagen S","Skeie H","Bårdsen A","Laegreid T
:Objective: The tooth weakens due to removal of hard tissue during an endodontic procedure. Many dentists find it difficult to choose between different coronal restorations after root canal treatment (RCT). Studies show that the coronal restoration may affect the endodontic prognosis. This student-based study had three aims. (1) Examine the choice of coronal restoration of endodontically treated teeth at a Scandinavian dental school, (2) examine the survival of these restorations and (3) evaluate the influence of the coronal restoration on the outcome of the RCT. Material and methods: Radiographic and clinical examination was performed on 127 posterior teeth. The quality of the root canal treatment and the periapical status (PAI-index) were evaluated. Results: 43.8% of the teeth were restored with an indirect coronal restoration and 47.2% with a direct coronal restoration. The period from finished root canal treatment until placement of a permanent coronal restoration was significantly longer for an indirect restoration than a direct restoration. The teeth treated with a PAI score of 1 and 2 following pulpectomy, necrotic pulp treatment and endodontic retreatment was 93.8%, 82.6% and 69.4%, respectively.Conclusion: There was no significant association between choice of coronal restoration and PAI-score.
目的: 牙体在牙髓治疗过程中由于去除硬组织而变弱。许多牙科医生发现在根管治疗 (RCT) 后不同的冠状修复体之间难以选择。研究表明，冠状面修复可能影响牙髓病的预后。这项以学生为基础的研究有三个目标。(1) 在斯堪的纳维亚牙科学校检查牙髓治疗牙齿的冠状修复的选择，(2) 检查这些修复体的生存和 (3) 评价冠状面修复对RCT结果的影响。材料与方法: 对 127 颗后牙进行影像学和临床检查。评价根管治疗质量和根尖周状态 (PAI-index)。结果: 间接冠状修复 43.8%，直接冠状修复 47.2%。从完成根管治疗到放置永久冠状修复的时间，间接修复的时间明显长于直接修复。牙髓切除、坏死牙髓治疗和牙髓再治疗后PAI评分为 1 分和 2 分的患牙分别为 93.8% 、 82.6% 和 69.4%。结论: 冠状位修复的选择与PAI评分无显著相关性。
METHODS:BACKGROUND:The anterior oronasal fistulae neighboring the alveolar cleft could persist or reappear after the alveolar reconstruction with cancellous bone grafting. The persistent symptomatic anterior oronasal fistulae need to be repaired, but surgery remains a challenge in cleft care. Surprisingly, this issue has rarely been reported in the literature. The purpose of this long-term study was to report a single surgeon experience with a therapeutic protocol for persistent symptomatic anterior oronasal fistula repair. METHODS:This is a retrospective study of consecutive patients with Veau type III and IV clefts and persistent symptomatic anterior oronasal fistulae managed according to a therapeutic protocol from 1997 to 2018. Depending on fistula size, patients were treated with local flaps associated with an interpositional graft or two-stage tongue flaps (small/medium or large fistulae, respectively). The surgical outcomes were classified as "good" (complete fistula closure with no symptoms), "fair" (asymptomatic narrow fistula remained), or "poor" (failure with persistent symptoms). RESULTS:Forty-four patients with persistent symptomatic anterior oronasal fistulae were reconstructed with local flaps associated with interpositional fascia or dermal fat grafting (52.3%) or two-stage tongue flaps (47.7%). Most of patients (93.2%) presented "good" outcomes, ranging from 87% to 100% (local and tongue flaps, respectively). Three (6.8%) patients presented symptomatic residual fistula ("poor" outcomes). CONCLUSIONS:For the repair of persistent symptomatic anterior oronasal fistulae, this therapeutic protocol provided satisfactory outcome with low fistula recurrence rate.
METHODS:OBJECTIVE:Methadone is a vital treatment for women with opioid use disorder in pregnancy. Previous reports suggested an association between methadone exposure and Pierre Robin sequence (PRS), a rare craniofacial anomaly. We assessed the association between gestational methadone exposure and PRS. DESIGN/SETTING:This case-malformed control study used European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies population-based registries in Ireland, the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Croatia, Malta, Portugal, Germany, Wales, Norway and Spain, 1995-2011. PATIENTS:Cases included PRS based on International Classification of Disease (ICD), Ninth Edition-British Paediatric Association (BPA) code 75 603 or ICD, Tenth Edition-BPA code Q8708. Malformed controls were all non-PRS anomalies, excluding genetic conditions, among live births, fetal deaths from 20 weeks' gestation and terminations of pregnancy for fetal anomalies. An exploratory analysis assessed the association between methadone exposure and other congenital anomalies (CAs) excluding PRS. Methadone exposure was ascertained from medical records and maternal interview. RESULTS:Among 87 979 CA registrations, there were 127 methadone-exposed pregnancies and 336 PRS cases. There was an association between methadone exposure and PRS (OR adjusted for registry 12.3, 95% CI 5.7 to 26.8). In absolute terms, this association reflects a risk increase from approximately 1-12 cases per 10 000 births. A raised OR was found for cleft palate (adjusted OR 5.0, 95% CI 2.7 to 9.2). CONCLUSIONS:These findings suggest that gestational methadone exposure is associated with PRS. The association may be explained by unmeasured confounding factors. The small increased risk of PRS in itself does not alter the risk-benefit balance for gestational methadone use. The association with cleft palate, a more common CA, should be assessed with independent data.
METHODS::Orthopedic treatment to improve deficient maxillary growth of cleft lip and palate patients is an important part of treatment. The success of this treatment is strongly dependent on the time of initiation of therapy. There has been a large controversy in the available literature regarding the skeletal age of these patients. The aim of the present study was to compare the skeletal age of cleft lip and palate patients with normal individuals.37 unilateral and 14 bilateral cleft lip and palate patients and 47 healthy individuals participated in this cross-sectional study. The patients were classified into 8 to 10 and 11 to 14-year-old individuals. Cervical vertebral maturational stage of participants was evaluated in the lateral cephalometry. The skeletal age of cleft lip and palate patients was compared with normal controls. Chi-square was used for statistical analysis. There was not a significant difference in the skeletal developmental stage of unilateral and bilateral cleft compared to their normal peers according to their age and sex. Also, significant difference in skeletal maturational stage of cleft lip and palate patients was not found between boys and girls (P = 0.8). Similarly, no significant difference was found in the skeletal age of the 3 studied groups without considering the age and sex of participants (P = 0.5). Regarding the similar skeletal maturational stage of cleft lip and palate patients with normal controls in our study, their maxillofacial orthopedic treatment can be initiated at similar time to normal peers.