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Apexum: A Minimum Invasive Procedure

Deepak Raisingani

Keywords : Apexum, Healing, Minimally invasive, Periapical lesions

Citation Information : Raisingani D. Apexum: A Minimum Invasive Procedure. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (3):224-227.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1113

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The new Apexum procedure (Apexum Ltd, Or-Yehuda, Israel) is based on a minimally invasive removal of periapical chronically inflamed tissues through a root canal access. Apexum procedure (a novel method that allows for the removal or debulking of periapical tissues without using scalpels, periosteal elevators, or sutures) results in significant less postoperative discomfort or pain than conventional root canal treatment or than reported for conventional apical surgery. The removal or debulking of the periapical inflamed tissues, using the Apexum procedure, seems to enhance healing kinetics with no adverse events.


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