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pulpotomy

 [pul-pot´ah-me]
root canal therapy involving partial removal of dental pulp from a tooth.

pul·pot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē),
Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]

pulpotomy

/pul·pot·o·my/ (pul-pot´ah-me) excision of the coronal pulp.

pulpotomy

(pŭl-pŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of the tooth pulp, usually of the coronal portion.

pulpotomy

[pul·pot′ə·mē]
root canal therapy consisting of partial excision of the dental pulp. Also called pulp amputation.

pulp·ot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē)
Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]

pulpotomy

Removal of part or all of the part of the pulp of a tooth within the crown. This is necessary usually because of infection resulting from tooth decay and is done before the tooth is filled to seal off the enamel.

pulp·ot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē)
Removal of portion of tooth's pulp structure, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]

pulpotomy (pulpot´əmē),

n (pulp amputation), the surgical amputation of the dental pulp coronal to the dentinocemental junction.
pulpotomy, partial,
n the surgical removal of only a part of the tissue in the pulpal chamber.
pulpotomy, total or complete,
n the surgical removal of the entire contents of the pulpal chamber at the entrance of the root canal(s).

pulpotomy

surgical excision of a vital pulp.
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Characteristics of patients and the distribution of permanent first molars treated by partial pulpotomy using calcium hydroxide or MTA are presented in Table (1).
The apparent clinical success of partial pulpotomy is due to the removal of the major portion of the inflamed tissue [Langeland, 1987].
Clinical series studies of cariously exposed permanent molars treated with partial pulpotomy and dressed with CH have shown high success rates ranging from 91%- 100% over a follow up period of 8-140 months [Baratieri et al.
Claimed to be critically important for the outcome of pulpcapping or partial pulpotomy procedure is the degree of pulpal bleeding upon mechanical exposure [Bergenholtz and Spangberg, 2004].
In this investigation, a definitive restoration for three of the failed pulpotomies was provided immediately after partial pulpotomy.
In a study by Mejare and Cvek [1993] failure of partial pulpotomy was observed 48 months after treatment.
Calcium hydroxide is an effective pulp dressing material for partial pulpotomy in carious pulp exposures of permanent molars, and has an equal ability for inducing a hard tissue barrier.
A prospective clinical study of mineral trioxide aggregate for partial pulpotomy in cariously exposed permanent teeth.
Partial pulpotomy for immature permanent teeth, its present and future.
A clinical report on partial pulpotomy and capping with calcium hydroxide in permanent incisors with complicated crown fracture.
Partial pulpotomy following complicated crown fracture in permanent incisors: A clinical and radiographic study.
A one year follow-up of partial pulpotomy and calcium hydroxide capping in primary molars.

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