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Table 1 Radiologically assessed vertical bone height gain 4 months after sinus membrane elevation/augmentation

From: Implant survival after graftless sinus floor augmentation in highly atrophic maxillae: a randomized controlled trial in a split mouth study

10 patients, CBCT Bone height
Experimental side (mm) Conventional side (mm)
Before After Gain Before After Gain
1 Ant 3.73 8.92 5.19 4.57 16.00 11.43
Post 7.28 7.35 0.07 7.54 18.64 11.10
2 Ant 1.26 16.64 15.38 8.11 13.11 5.00
Post 2.77 21.05 18.28 0.83 13.68 12.85
3 Ant 1.69 10.18 8.49 3.12 13.63 10.51
Post 1.40 8.93 7.53 8.23 11.16 2.93
4 Ant 5.55 8.50 2.95 0.88 11.73 10.85
Post 5.26 8.12 2.86 4.57 8.86 4.29
5 Ant 6.78 12.75 5.97 2.79 14.44 11.65
Post 4.60 8.21 3.61 6.61 12.20 5.59
6 Ant 6.60 10.25 3.65 6.08 13.54 7.46
Post 6.86 11.02 4.16 5.01 12.62 7.61
7 Ant 3.35 12.38 9.03 5.36 8.02 2.66
Post 7.23 11.52 4.29 6.96 9.20 2.24
8 Ant 0.99 10.23 9.24 3.25 15.99 12.74
Post 6.84 7.65 0.81 2.59 20.56 17.97
9 Ant 11.69 11.73 0.04 4.23 16.79 12.56
Post 6.44 9.35 2.91 4.01 20.08 16.07
10 Ant 1.97 12.42 10.45 3.69 14.03 10.34
Post 0.98 10.48 9.50 2.12 14.26 12.14
Mean (sd) Ant 4.36 (3.35)   7.20 (4.29) 4.21 (1.99)   9.88 (3.76)
Post 4.97 (2.44)   5.19 (5.52) 4.85 (2.49)   9.49 (5.55)
Overall 4.66 (2.87)   6.20 (4.92) 4.53 (2.22)   9.69 (4.62)