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Treatment of intrabony defects with access flap surgery improves the periodontal parameters and yields a modest attachment gain.
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PMID:  23177500     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Clinical performance of access flap surgery in the treatment of the intrabony defect. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Graziani F, Gennai S, Cei S, Cairo F, Baggiani A, Miccoli M, et al. J Clin Periodontol 2012;39(2):145-56. REVIEWER: Jasim M. Albandar, DDS, DMD, PhD, Diplomate ABP PURPOSE/QUESTION: What is the survival rate of teeth with intrabony defects that are treated with conservative periodontal surgery, and how much gain in clinical attachment level, reduction in probing pocket depth, and increase in gingival recession can be expected ≥12 months postoperatively in these defects? SOURCE OF FUNDING: Authors' institutions provided support TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 1: Good-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade A: Good-quality, patient-oriented evidence.
Jasim M Albandar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-11-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  206-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Professor of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Director, Periodontal Diagnostics Research Laboratory, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Temple University School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA, Phone: +1 215 707 2884. Electronic address: Jasim.Albandar@TEMPLE.EDU.
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