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

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 21, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Moti Moskovitz, Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease

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.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Characterization of Blood Drawn From the Pulp of Primary Molar Undergoing Pulpotomy or Pulpectomy.
Study Start Date : December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2018

theeth undergoing pulpotomy
teeth undergoing pulpectomy

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

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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 (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Moti Moskovitz, dr, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT01486537     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: pulpastrop-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: December 6, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 21, 2018
Last Verified: February 2018

Keywords provided by Moti Moskovitz, Hadassah Medical Organization:
the age group 3-13 years