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Table 2 Deviations between the planned and actually achieved implant positions

From: Does the macro design of an implant affect the accuracy of template-guided implantation? A prospective clinical study

  Test group
N = 20
Comparison group
N = 48
Group comparison
p value
  Mean (SD) 95% CI Min–max Mean (SD) 95% CI Min–max  
Deviation at implant shoulder (mm)  
 3D 0.94 (0.53) 0.69–1.19 0.15–2.15 0.66 (0.30) 0.58–0.75 0.18–1.66 0.024a
 Mesiodistal 0.27 (0.25) 0.15–0.39 0.04–1.00     
 Buccolingual 0.42 (0.33) 0.26–0.57 0.01–1.11     
 Apicocoronal 0.68 (0.55) 0.43–0.95 0.01–1.92 0.28 (0.27) 0.20–0.36) 0.00–1.40 0.002a
Deviation at implant apex (mm)  
 3D 1.36 (0.62) 1.05–1.64 0.31–2.92 1.36 (0.65) 1.17–1.55 0.26–3.50 0.682
 Mesiodistal 0.67 (0.53) 0.43–0.92 0.07–2.00     
 Buccolingual 0.74 (0.56) 0.47–1.00 0.06–1.87     
 Apicocoronal 0.67 (0.51) 0.43–0.91 0.10–2.06     
 Angular deviation (degree) 4.1 (2.3) 3.0–5.2 0.4–10.0 4.0 (2.1) 3.4–4.6 0.4–11.1 0.916
  1. Group comparison between the test and comparison group using the Mann-Whitney U test with a p value < 0.05 (bold with a)