International Journal of Dentistry / 2021 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Er,Cr:YSGG 2780 nm Laser Treatment of Lip Melanin Hyperpigmentation

Table 3

Correlation between different outcomes evaluated during Er,Cr : YSGG laser thearpy.

SatisfactionAdverse effectsWound healingPain score using VAS indexRelapse after 18 months

Spearman’s rho correlationColor improvementCorrelation coefficient0.790−0.0260.3260.704−0.908
Sig.0.0010.4080.0010.0010.001
SatisfactionCorrelation coefficient−0.1060.4200.650−0.739
Sig.0.1680.0010.0010.001
Adverse effectsCorrelation coefficient−0.106−0.367−0.046−0.053
Sig.0.1680.0010.3380.313
Wound healingCorrelation coefficient0.420−0.367−0.254−0.270
Sig.0.0010.0010.0100.006
Pain score using VAS indexCorrelation coefficient0.650−0.046−0.254−0.646
Sig.0.0010.3380.0100.001

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