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Table 2 Comparisons between groups according to the treatment method of cystic lesion-related mesial tooth

From: Risk factors for postoperative infection of odontogenic cysts associated with mandibular third molar

  Total Infection group Non-infection group p value
Extraction of related tooth 81 2 13 0.36
Without extraction of related tooth 19 47
Within the patients without extraction of related tooth
 Root canal treatment of related tooth 66 11 18 0.24
 Without root canal treatment of related tooth 8 29
Within the patients undergoing root canal treatment of related tooth
 Apicoectomy of related tooth 29 0 2 0.51§
 Without apicoectomy of related tooth 11 16
  1. Chi-square test
  2. §Fisher’s exact test