Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons : eISSN 2234-5930 / pISSN 2234-7550

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Fig. 2. The chart shows the comparison of relative bone density changes between groups in the examined time periods. The box plots show high relative bone density in the drug suspension group for every time period, indicating bone healing. On the contrary, recurrence and more frequent surgical interventions were predominant in the non-drug suspension group. In this case, the box plots of the non-drug suspension group show various levels of relative bone density. When comparing the two groups at every time period, significant differences in relative bone density levels can be observed mainly in T2-T0 and T3-T0 (P<0.05). (BP: bisphosphonate, T0: immediately postoperatively, T1: 3-month follow-up, T2: 6-month follow-up, T3: 1-year follow-up)
J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2023;49:75~85