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Medicine - Dentistry | Complications in Endodontic Surgery - Prevention, Identification and Management

Complications in Endodontic Surgery

Prevention, Identification and Management

Tsesis, Igor (Ed.)

2014, XI, 194 p. 67 illus., 62 illus. in color.

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  • Up-to-date recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and management of complications in endodontic surgical procedures
  • Based on the best available scientific evidence
  • Identifies pre, intra and postoperative risk factors
  • Includes helpful decision-making algorithms, tables and flow charts
This book presents up-to-date recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of complications in endodontic surgical procedures, based on the best available scientific evidence. Common risks such as wound healing impairment, infection, and bleeding are discussed, and specific complications related to endodontic surgery, such as maxillary sinus involvement and damage to adjacent neurovascular structures, are reviewed. For each step of endodontic surgical procedures, surgical goals and possible outcomes are reviewed. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative risk factors for complications are identified, and treatment options presented. Helpful decision-making algorithms, tables, and flow charts complement the reader-friendly text.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Flap elevation - Microsurgery - Post-operative sequel - Root end preparation - Root resection - Vertical root fractures

Related subjects » Dentistry - Surgery

Table of contents 

Introduction: An evidence-based approach for prevention, identification and management of Surgical Complications and Errors.- Variations in outcome of endodontic surgery. Preoperative complications: Diagnosis and misdiagnosis.- Case selection and treatment Planning. Intraoperative complications: Anesthesia, Flap elevation, Osteotomy and Root resection.- Bleeding and Hemostasis.- Root end preparation and filling.- Maxillary Sinus involvement. Postoperative complications: Pain and Swelling.- Post-op bleeding.- Surgical site infection.- Esthetic complications.- Nerve injury.- Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ).- Guided tissue regeneration in endodontic surgery.- Medico-legal considerations.

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Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India

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