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Table 3 Changes in clinical examination indices over time (mm, mean ± standard error)

From: Treatment of periodontal intrabony defects using autologous periodontal ligament stem cells: a randomized clinical trial

  No. of teeth   Baseline 3 months F value p value
CAL
 Control group 21   5.28 ± 1.60 5.07 ± 1.48 0.817 0.371a
 Cell group 20   5.15 ± 1.52 4.42 ± 1.19
PD
 Control group 21 Buccal 5.68 ± 1.59 3.88 ± 0.77 0.962 0.333a
 Cell group 20 Buccal 6.43 ± 1.92 3.80 ± 1.03
 Control group 21 Lingual or palatal 5. 86 ± 1.43 3.79 ± 0.55 2.191 0.147a
 Cell group 20 Lingual or palatal 6.25 ± 1.36 4.20 ± 0.86
GR
 Control group 21 Buccal 0.62 ± 0.89 1.54 ± 0.96 0.133 0.728a
 Cell group 20 Buccal 0.70 ± 1.09 1.28 ± 0.82
 Control group 21 Lingual or palatal 0.52 ± 0.85 1.38 ± 1.37 0.012 0.915a
 Cell group 20 Lingual or palatal 0.73 ± 0.87 1.23 ± 0.92
  1. aRepeated-measures analysis of variance. CAL clinical attachment levels, PD probe depth, GR gingival recession