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Research Article

Determining the Margin of Safety for Damaging the Sphenoid Sinus with Nasal Septum Osteotome during Le Fort I Surgery in Young Adults

Table 1

Study outcomes and descriptive statistics.

MeanStd.MinimumMaximump

AgeF193.00015250.537
M18.613.2521525

Surgical line (mm)F50.644.46535.6563.570.057
M52.515.19341.3071.83

Undesired line (mm)F62.764.35851.6670.850.139
M64.255.40152.2277.15

Distinction1 (mm)F12.464.2186.9824.590.807
M12.663.8206.3324.30

Tilt angle2 (degree)F16.803.01112.6324.090.005
M18.502.70213.9127.34

Std.: standard deviation; : significant, p < 0.05.
1Distinction was obtained by subtracting the length of surgical line from the length of undecided line in mm.
2Tilt angle is the angle between surgical and undesired lines.

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