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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients in the AH and H group

From: Influence of antihypertensive medications on the clinical parameters of anodized dental implants: a retrospective cohort study

  AH group H group P value
Total number (patients/implants) 13/34 22/43
Women (patients/implants) 5/16 16/31 0.025*
Age (mean), year 66.7 ± 9.0 65.6 ± 10.0 ns
Implant site (maxilla/mandibular) 21/13 14/29 0.011*
Mean maintenance duration 6 years and 10 months 7 years and 3 months ns
Type of implants (patients/implants)
 Nobel ReplaceTM Select implant system 3/8 5/11  
Nobel ReplaceTM Groovy 6/17 12/25  
Brånemark system® Mk III 4/9 5/7  
Antihypertensive medication (patients/implants: running number)
 Calcium antagonists 6/19  
Angiotensin II receptor blockers 8/18  
Beta-blockers 0/0  
Thiazide diuretics 1/2  
  1. AH group group taking antihypertensive medications, H group group with healthy patients, ns not significant
  2. *P < 0.05