Effect of Cobalt-60 radiation on response to endodontic therapy in monkeys.

Cancer (Impact Factor: 4.9). 01/1979; 42(6):2581-90. DOI: 10.1002/1097-0142(197812)42:63.0.CO;2-3
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ABSTRACT Response of teeth that had received therapeutic doses of Cobalt-60 radiation to endodontic therapy were investigated in three monkeys. The results indicated no appreciable effect of the irradiation on the response to root canal treatment aside from reduction in osteoblastic activity.

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