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Table 1 Characteristics of the included studies

From: Materials for pulpotomy in immature permanent teeth: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Country Design Age (years) Treatment Group Restoration Analysis unit Follow-up (months) Number of analyzed unit Clinical success rate Radiographic success rate
Nosrat 2006 Iran RCT, Parallel 6–10 Full pulpotomy CEM (n = 59)
MTA (n = 59)
GIC Root 6 CEM (n = 55)
MTA (n = 55a)
CEM (100%)
MTA (100%)
CEM (100%)
MTA (100%)
12 CEM (n = 57)
MTA (n = 55b)
CEM (100%)
MTA (100%)
CEM (100%)
MTA (100%)
Keswani 2014 India RCT, Parallel 6–12 Full pulpotomy PRF (n = 31)
MTA (n = 31)
Amalgam
SSC
Tooth 6 PRF (n = 30)
MTA (n = 29)
PRF (100%)
MTA (100%)
PRF (100%)
MTA (100%)
12 PRF (n = 29)
MTA (n = 27)
PRF (100%)
MTA (100%)
PRF (100%)
MTA (100%)
24 PRF (n = 27)
MTA (n = 26)
PRF (100%)
MTA (100%)
PRF (100%)
MTA (100%)
Özgür 2017 Turkey RCT, Parallel 6–13 Partial pulpotomy MTA (n = 40)
CH (n = 40)
Composite resin Tooth 6,12 CH (n = 39)
MTA (n = 40)
MTA (97.5%)
CH (97.4%)
MTA (97.5%)
CH (97.4%)
18, 24 CH (n = 39)
MTA (n = 37)
MTA (97.3%)
CH (97.4%)
MTA (97.3%)
CH (97.4%)
Eppa 2018 India RCT, Parallel 6–14 Full pulpotomy MTA (n = 20)
TAP (n = 20)
AR (n = 20)
GIC
SSC
Tooth 1 MTA (n = 20)
TAP (n = 20)
AR (n = 20)
MTA (100%)
TAP (100%)
AR (100%)
MTA (100%)
TAP (100%)
AR (100%)
3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24 MTA (n = 20)
TAP (n = 20)
AR (n = 20)
MTA (100%)
TAP (100%)
AR (80%)
MTA (100%)
TAP (100%)
AR (80%)
El-Meligy 2006 Egypt RCT, split-mouth 6–12 Partial pulpotomy MTA (n = 15)
CH (n = 15)
Amalgam
Composite resin
Tooth 3, 6 MTA (n = 15)
CH (n = 15)
MTA (100%)
CH (100%)
MTA (100%)
CH (100%)
12 MTA (n = 15)
CH (n = 15)
MTA (100%)
CH (86.7%)
MTA (100%)
CH (86.7%)
  1. AR abscess remedy, CEM calcium-enriched mixture cement, CH calcium hydroxide, GIC glass ionomer cement, MTA mineral trioxide aggregate, PRF platelet-rich fibrin, SSC stainless steel crown, TAP triple antibiotic paste
  2. a, 2 root was not interpretable; b, 1 root was not interpretable