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Table 3 Significant correlation between specific PROMs and midfacial recession/loss of papilla height

From: Implant-prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with severe horizontal bone deficit on mini-implants with two-piece design—retrospective analysis after a mean follow-up of 5 years

  Location of recession
Midfacial gingiva Mesial papilla Distal papilla
Parameter r p value r p value r p value
Surgical result 0.500 0.049 1.000 < 0.001 0.738 0.003
Surgical success 0.389 0.105 0.817 0.005 0.632 0.014
Post-operative pain − 0.310 0.163 − 0.310 0.163 − 0.209 0.256
Actually free of complaints 0.388 0.106 0.853 < 0.001 0.630 0.014
Foreign body sensation 0.500 0.049 0.500 0.049 0.738 0.003
Sensory disturbances 0.392 0.103 0.392 0.103 0.604 0.019
Implant aesthetics 0.500 0.049 1.000 < 0.001 0.738 0.003
Aesthetics of prosthesis 0.389 0.105 0.817 < 0.001 0.632 0.014
Would decide for implant treatment again 0.301 0.170 − 0.168 0.268 − 0.134 0.338
Recommendation of implant treatment 0.738 0.003 0.738 0.003 1.000 < 0.001