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Table 6 Early VFSS as predictor for long-term functional outcomes.

From: Functional outcome predictors following mandibular reconstruction with osteocutaneous fibula free flaps: correlating early postoperative videofluoroscopic swallow studies with long-term clinical results

VariablePost-op G-tubeUnrestricted Diet
Penetration on VFSS<0.001 a*<0.001 a*
Aspiration on VFSS<0.001 a*<0.001 a*
  1. aFisher’s exact test
  2. bStudent’s t-test
  3. *Statistically significant associations are bolded