BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

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.



Surgical line (mm)F50.644.46535.6563.570.057

Undesired line (mm)F62.764.35851.6670.850.139

Distinction1 (mm)F12.464.2186.9824.590.807

Tilt angle2 (degree)F16.803.01112.6324.090.005

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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