Radicular pulp | definition of radicular pulp by Medical dictionary
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root pulp [TA]
that part of the dental pulp contained within the apical or root portion of the tooth.
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Pulp that is in the root canal of a tooth.
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After amputation of the inflamed coronal pulp (pulpotomy), recovery of the non-inflamed radicular pulp
can develop along one of three lines:
The UK National Clinical Guidelines in Paediatric Dentistry recommend formocresol (FC), ferric sulphate (FS), calcium hydroxide (CH) or mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) for direct application to vital radicular pulp
[Rodd et al., 2006].
The assumption is that the whole of the coronal pulp is contaminated and therefore must be removed to preserve the vitality of the radicular pulp
and ensure continued root development.
tissue was removed with fine barbed broaches while copious irrigation carried out to remove necrotic pulp tissue.