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Table 3 Radiographic anatomical data in the coronal view taken at the different periods of healing. Data in millimeters or square millimeters only for the mucosa area

From: Involvement of the maxillary sinus ostium (MSO) in the edematous processes after sinus floor augmentation: a cone-beam computed tomographic study

  Mean SD IQR Min-max p50** p*
MSO diameter
 T0 1.83 0.54 0.54 0.94-4.6 1.77a 0.0001*
 T1w 1.07 0.65 0.71 0-2.64 1.17a  
 T9m 1.55 0.77 0.52 0-6.42 1.40a  
Virtual mucosa thickness
 T0 2.74 3.97 1.98 0.31-19.18 1.38a 0.0001*
 T1w 7.70 7.06 6.51 0.46-31.17 5.38ab  
 T9m 1.65 1.98 1.38 0.31-11.42 0.98b  
Virtual mucosa area
 T0 37.18 52.52 28.3 3.8-280.8 16.76a 0.0001*
 T1w 184.49 153.78 239.51 5.34-581.38 140.8ab  
 T9m 34.03 50.72 23.45 5.73-283.01 15.52b  
  1. CBCTs taken at T0 (before surgery), at T1w (1 week after surgery), and at T9m
  2. SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, MSO maxillary sinus ostium
  3. *Friedman test, p < 0.05 significant
  4. **Nemenyi test post hoc: equal letters significant differences p < 0.05