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Acidity Level of Blood From Primary Molar's Pulp While Undergoing Pulpotomy or Pulpectomy Procedure

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Verified February 2017 by Moti Moskovitz, Hadassah Medical Organization
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Moti Moskovitz, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: December 3, 2011
Last updated: February 22, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
The aim of this study is to evaluate the level of acidity of blood samples that are been taken from pulp chambers of primary molars undergoing pulpotomy or pulpectomy procedures. Our hypothesis is that samples from teeth undergoing pulpectomy would be acidic while samples from teeth undergoing pulpotomy would bo neutral.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Characterization of Blood Drawn From the Pulp of Primary Molar Undergoing Pulpotomy or Pulpectomy.

Further study details as provided by Moti Moskovitz, Hadassah Medical Organization:

Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained
blood specimens which are undergoing Astrop test (acidity level .po2 pco2)

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
theeth undergoing pulpotomy
teeth undergoing pulpectomy

Detailed Description:
The samples will be collected by 1 m"l syringe that is pre-washed with Heparin.than the samples will be analyzed in an Astrop machine of neonates.

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 13 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

healthy children undergoing dental treatment by residents in Hadassah hospital Jerusalem.

Ages between 3-13 years old.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • no systemic disease
  • teeth that are undergoing pulpotomy or pulpectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • systemic disease
  • pulp necrosis
  • permanent teeth
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01486537

Contact: Moti Moskovitz, DMD, PhD 00 972 2 6778496

Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel Recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Contact: Arik Tzukert, DMD    00 972 2 6776095   
Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD    00 972 2 6777572   
Principal Investigator: Moti Moskovitz, DMD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Moti Moskovitz, Dr. Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

Responsible Party: Moti Moskovitz, dr, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT01486537     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: pulpastrop-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: December 3, 2011
Last Updated: February 22, 2017

Keywords provided by Moti Moskovitz, Hadassah Medical Organization:
the age group 3-13 years processed this record on September 19, 2017