About this Book
- 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.
Dr. Igor Tsesis received his DMD degree from Moscow Medical Stomatological Institute, Russia, in 1990 and in 2003 graduated cum laude from the Post-Graduate Endodontic Program at the Dental School of Tel Aviv University, Israel. He currently serves as Director of Graduate Endodontics in Tel Aviv University. Dr. Tsesis is President of the Israeli Endodontic Society and a member of the Scientific Council of the Israeli Dental Association. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics and also a member of the International Editorial Board of the journal Italian Oral Surgery. His research is in the area of diagnosis and treatment of complications following root canal therapy and endodontic surgery. Most of his research has been published in the leading endodontic journals.