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Coronectomy - An alternative approach to remove impacted teeth in oncological patients

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dc.contributor.author Alves, Fabio-Abreu
dc.contributor.author Serpa, Marianna-Sampaio
dc.contributor.author Delgado-Azañero, Wilson
dc.contributor.author de Almeida, Oslei-Paes
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-30T02:09:31Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-30T02:09:31Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/4031
dc.description.abstract Background: Coronectomy involves the section of the tooth crown leaving the roots in the socket. Possibility of inferior alveolar nerve injury and mandibular fracture are the main indications for this approach. Herein, we describe a case series of coronectomy to highlight its indication in normal and oncological patients. Material and Methods: A total of 9 patients were submitted to coronectomy, 6 of them were oncological. Three patients were evaluated before head and neck radiotherapy (HNRT), 2 after HNRT and 1 before bone marrow transplantation. Results: Mean age of the patients was 49 years, most of them male (n=7). Lower third molars were the main teeth that received this procedure, and all cases presented intimate anatomic relationship between the roots and the mandibular canal. Moreover, three cases also presented evident mandibular fracture risk in removing the tooth. During the follow-up period, none complications were observed related to coronectomy and oncological treatment. Conclusions: Coronectomy is a safe approach including for cancer patients and it should be considered in high-risk impacted teeth extractions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Medicina Oral
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1989-5488
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject UNAVAILABLE en_US
dc.title Coronectomy - An alternative approach to remove impacted teeth in oncological patients en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.4317/jced.55231
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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