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Table 3 Excluded studies

From: The use of three implants to support a fixed prosthesis in the management of the edentulous mandible: a systematic review

Year First author Study design Reason for exclusion
1999 Brånemark [26] Prospective Patient sample reported by same group in a further included article [13]
2001 Chow [27] Prospective Patient sample receiving more than three implants in mandible
2003 Hatano [28] Prospective Patient sample reported by same group in a further included article [18]
2003 Krug [29] Prospective Insufficient duration of follow-up
2003 Popper [30] Prospective Insufficient duration of follow-up
2005 Abarca [31] Retrospective Insufficient data for outcomes measures
2013 Yi [32] Retrospective Patient sample receiving implants in partially edentulous mandibles
2015 Tealdo [33] Retrospective Patient sample reported by same group in a further included article [24]