Outcome of partial pulpotomy in cariously exposed posterior permanent teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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The current systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the success rate of partial pulpotomy in treating permanent posterior teeth with carious vital pulp exposure. A secondary aim was to assess the prognostic factors using a meta-regression.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

Evaluate when a partial pulpotomy can be a suitable option for treatment.
Describe the success rates in different follow-up periods using partial pulpotomy in treating cariously exposed permanent posterior teeth.
List and discuss the different factors that affect the prognosis of partial pulpotomy in the treatment of cariously exposed permanent posterior teeth.


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Firas Elmsmari, DDS

Xavier-Fructuos Ruiz, DDS

Queralt Miro, BSc

Nancy Feijoo-Pato, DDS

Fernando Duran-Sindreu, DDS, PhD

Juan Gonzalo Olivieri, DDS, PhD

The authors deny any conflicts of interest related to this study.