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NARRATIVE REVIEW

Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair (LSTR): A Review

Anila B, Murali H, Cheranjeevi J, Kapil RS

Keywords : 3-Mix Paste, Non-Instrumentation Endodontics, Regenerative Endodontics, Revascularization, Triple-Antibiotic Paste,Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair

Citation Information : B A, H M, J C, RS K. Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair (LSTR): A Review. 2014; 4 (2):49-55.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-4-2-49

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Residual infection in root canal system has always been an area of penumbra for a treating dentist. Lesion sterilization and tissue repair (LSTR) therapy is an endodontic treatment procedure that involves non-instrumentation or minimal instrumentation followed by placement of antibiotic mixture to disinfect root canal systems. It is evolving as an alternate treatment procedure in comparison to traditional pulpectomies/root canal treatment and extractions for treatment of nonvital or pulpless teeth. This article reviews the rationale of the technique, evolution, indications, uses and clinical procedures required in performing the technique.


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