formocresol


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for·mo·cre·sol

(fōr'mō-krē'sol),
An aqueous solution containing cresol, formaldehyde, and glycerine, used in vital primary teeth needing coronal pulpotomy.

for·mo·cre·sol

(fōr'mō-krē'sol)
An aqueous solution containing cresol, formaldehyde, and glycerine used in vital primary teeth needing coronal pulpotomy.

formocresol

(for´mōkres´ol),
n brand name: Buckley's Formo Cresol; a compound consisting of formaldehyde, cresol, glycerin, and water used in vital pulpotomy of primary teeth and as a temporary intracanal medicament during root canal therapy.
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In anterior teeth, the most popular material for pulpotomy was FS (GD: 33%; PD: 45%), followed by MTA (GD: 33%; 26%), diathermy (GD: 11%; PD: 13%) and formocresol (FC) (GD: 11%, PD: 10%).
Hay estudios que hablan de efectos mutagenicos del formocresol en celulas animales y humanas (13,14) considerandolo citotoxico y carcinogenico, (15) por lo que se ha pensado que no deberia emplearse en formulaciones terapeuticas, sin embargo, la cantidad empleada de FC es minima, por lo que argumentar los efectos mutagenicos del formaldehido para descontinuar el empleo de FC en pulpotomias carece de fundamento, (16) siendo quiza el dentista y su equipo al emplearlo rutinariamente quienes en mas riesgo se encuentren.
The notions of evidence-based dentistry were used to compare MTA with formocresol (FC), ferric sulfate (FS), and CH as the drugs most commonly used for molar pulpotomy.
An update reflects a shift in treatment modalities away from formocresol and discusses pulp therapy, vital pulpotomy, desensitising pulpotomy and pulpectomy [Rodd and Boissonade, 2006].
senalan que al ser comparado con materiales como formocresol, el MTA ha mostrado ser superior en pulpotomias de molares temporarios por observarse menos fallas clinicas y radiograficas y menos reabsorciones internas.
5% sodium hypochlorite and 3% hydrogen peroxide and formocresol was used as an inter-appointment medicament rather than tri-antibiotic paste.
Formocresol (FC), a devitalized agent, is the most widely used pulp medicament in the world.
Buckley in 1904 first introduced the Formocresol as a medicament since then the Formocresol pulpotomy technique is considered the most universally taught & preferred pulp therapy for primary teeth (2).
Otherwise, within this group of scenarios, the use of formocresol for a pulpotomy procedure was chosen by a small minority of participants.
El uso del formocresol esta casi tan bien documentado como cualquier medicamento utilizado en cualquier profesion de la salud.
Some clinical studies have demonstrated that post-treatment pain is neither prevented nor relieved by medicaments such as formocresol, camphorated paramonochlorophenol, eugenol, iodine potassium iodide, Ledermix, or calcium hydroxide which is strongly inconsistent with this study.
The present IPT success rate compares favourably to older reports on formocresol pulpotomy, as summarized in Coll's [2008] review.