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Table 3 Functional sensory and taste recovery in early and later cases at 24 months after surgery

From: Effect of duration from lingual nerve injury to undergoing microneurosurgery on improving sensory and taste functions: retrospective study

 Early casesLater Cases 
 ImprovementNo improvementImprovementNo improvementP value
FSR achievement41 (93.2%)3 (6.8%)19 (90.5%)2 (9.5%)0.655
Recovery of taste27 (61.4%)17 (38.6%)15 (71.4%)6 (28.6%)0.586
  1. Numbers/percentages represent the number or ratio of cases. P values were calculated using the Fisher’s exact test