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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Chronic Periaortitis or Intrabony Periodontal Defect
and you are
between 18 and 55
years old
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
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The purpose

Periodontitis is a major oral health problem which leads to the progressive destruction of periodontal ligament and alveolar bone with pocket formation, recession or both. The ultimate goal of periodontal therapy is to regenerate the lost periodontal tissue. The most common form of regenerative periodontal therapy is the use of bone grafts which stimulate bone formation by the processes of osteoinduction and osteoconduction. Statins are a group of lipid lowering drugs which inhibit bone resorption by inhibition of the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. They also stimulate new bone formation by local stimulation of BMP-2, a major bone growth regulatory factor. They also have anti-inflammatory and anti oxidant properties. Very few studies exist evaluating the beneficiary effects of grafts if combined with the statins which might enhance the regeneration by bone grafts. Hence, the present study was carried out in an attempt to comparatively evaluate clinically and radiologically, the efficacy of atorvastatin gel as an adjunct to allograft in the treatment of intrabony defects.

Provided treatments

  • Biological: DFDBA
  • Drug: DFDBA with atorvastatin

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03009097. The sponsor of the trial is Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences and it is looking for 26 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
"Comparative Evaluation Of The Efficacy Of Atorvastatin Gel As An Adjunct To Allografts In The Treatment Of Intrabony Defects" - A Clinico Radiological Study