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Table 1 List of included studies

From: Comparison of patient satisfaction with mini-implant versus standard diameter implant overdentures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Author Participant Intervention Comparator Outcome
De Souza 2015[8] 120 edentulous patients completely eligible to receive implant-supported overdentures 80 patients received 2 or 4 mini-implants for implant-supported overdentures 40 patients received 2 standard diameter implants for implant-supported overdentures Patient satisfaction as measured by oral health-related quality of life
Omran M 2013[9] 14 patients completely eligible to receive implant-supported overdentures 7 patients received 4 mini-implants for implant-supported overdentures 7 patients received 2 standard diameter implants for implant-supported overdentures Clinical evaluation—gingival index, probing depth, radiographic evaluation
Rebeiro AB 2015[10] 120 patients completely eligible to receive implant-supported overdentures 80 patients received 2 or 4 mini-implants for implant-supported overdentures 40 patients received 2 standard diameter implants for implant-supported overdentures VAS measured post-operative pain and discomfort
Persic S 2016 [11] 122 patients completely eligible to receive implant-supported overdentures 50 patients received 4 mini-implants for implant-supported overdentures 72 patients received 2 standard diameter implants for implant-supported overdentures Overall patient satisfaction as measured using OHIP-14