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Table 2 Result of arthrocentesis

From: Effect of arthrocentesis on the clinical outcome of various treatment methods for temporomandibular joint disorders

  N Pre Post P value*
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
VAS 57 4.77 (1.98) 1.74 (1.89) < .0001
MMO 57 37.25 (7.40) 46.35 (7.39) < .0001
  1. P < 0.05 was considered statistically significant
  2. Pre preoperative, post postoperative, VAS visual analog scaled, MMO maximum mouth opening
  3. * p-value calculated by paired t-test