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Table 1 Mean removal torque values (N cm) of the abutment screws of the implant-abutment connections in all groups

From: Removal torque pattern of a combined cone and octalobule index implant-abutment connection at different cyclic loading: an in-vitro experimental study

Group Number of cycles Mean removal torque value (N cm) ± SD % of mean RTV loss compared to initial RTV
0 0 27.67 ± 1.66 (initial RTV)
1 50,000 21.77 ± 2.13 21.33%
2 100,000 20.03 ± 2.21 27.59%
3 150,000 19.45 ± 2.82 29.70%
4 200,000 17.10 ± 4.79 38.19%
5 400,000 17.37 ± 3.92 37.29%
6 600,000 19.07 ± 1.48 31.08%
7 800,000 19.93 ± 3.00 27.95%
8 1,000,000 17.78 ± 3.03 35.75%
9 1,200,000 15.99 ± 3.40 42.20%
10 1,400,000 18.28 ± 1.02 33.95%
11 1,600,000 19.04 ± 3.03 31.17%
12 1,800,000 19.16 ± 2.45 30.75%
13 2,000,000 15.84 ± 3.42 42.74%