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Surgical treatment of periodontal intrabony defects with calcium sulphate in combination with beta-tricalcium phosphate: clinical observations two years post-surgery.
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PMID:  21542418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
The study was designed to evaluate the clinical outcome of a composite material, beta-tricalcium phosphate in combination with calcium sulphate, in the treatment of periodontal intrabony defects. The combination of these materials is believed to aid in guided tissue regeneration owing to their properties. A total of 47 teeth with intrabony defects in 26 periodontitis patients were treated with Fortoss Vital (Biocomposites, Staffordshire, U.K.). Clinical parameters were evaluated which included changes in probing depth, clinical attachment level/loss and gingival recession at the baseline and 2 years postoperatively. The mean differences in measurements between the baseline and 2 years postoperatively were a reduction of 2.07 +/- 1.14 mm (p = 0.000) in case of probing depth and a gain of 1.93 +/- 1.36 mm (p = 0.000) in clinical attachment level; but an increase of 0.14 +/- 0.73 mm (p = 0.571) in gingival recession. The study results show that the treatment with a combination of beta tricalcium phosphate and calcium sulphate led to a significantly favorable clinical improvement in periodontal intrabony defects 2 years after the surgery.
Sujith Sukumar; Ivo Drízhal; Vladimíra Paulusová; Josef Bukac
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica (Hradec Králové) / Universitas Carolina, Facultas Medica Hradec Králové     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1211-4286     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove)     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705947     Medline TA:  Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove)     Country:  Czech Republic    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dentistry and University Hospital Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.
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