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Table 1 Analysis of palatal suture opening pattern. T0, pre-expansion; T1, post-expansion

From: Tomographic assessment of palatal suture opening pattern and pterygopalatine suture disarticulation in the axial plane after midfacial skeletal expansion

  T0T1Change after treatmentP value
NumberMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD 
Males200.000.000.52°0.330.52°0.33< 0.01*
Females300.000.000.60°0.320.60°0.32< 0.0001*
Total500.000.000.57°0.320.57°0.32< 0.0001*
  1. *P < 0.01
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