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Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Jul;2(2):132-6. doi: 10.4103/0975-5950.94466.

Clinical evaluation of cissus quadrangularis and moringa oleifera and osteoseal as osteogenic agents in mandibular fracture.

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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, India.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Ayurveda the ancient science of medicine describes various herb preparations that achieve the hastening of bone healing. Harjor showed clinical efficacy in the treatment of fractures.

OBJECTIVES:

The comparative evaluation of herbal agents as osteogenic agents in mandibular fractures.

STUDY DESIGN:

The patients were divided into four groups. Group 1: Osteoseal; Group 3: Harjor (Cissus quadrangularis); Group 2: Moringa (Moringa Oleifera); Group 4: Placebo.

RESULT AND CONCLUSION:

Pain, Swelling, Tenderness, Mobility reduction is maximum in Osteoseal group and minimum in Placebo. There was an increase in the serum calcium and phosphorus level at different follow-ups in each groups but there was a decrease in the placebo group. Ca, Ca+, Phosphrous increase was maximum in the group 1.

KEYWORDS:

Asthisanghara; Osteogenic; prana

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