Risk Indicators of Postoperative Complications following Surgical Extraction of Lower Third Molars

Ziad Malkawi, Mahmoud K. Al-Omiri, Ameen Khraisat
2011 Medical Principles and Practice  
p ^ 0.05). Linear regression analysis showed that the above factors were able to predict postoperative complications. Conclusion: The most frequent immediate and late complications were slight pain, swelling, and trismus. Preoperative complaints, angulation of the impacted molars, duration of surgery, type of surgical flap, the need for bone removal and tooth sectioning could predict and had an impact on the incidence of postoperative complications following L8 removal. Females and older
more » ... s were likely to have more postoperative complications following surgical extraction of L8.
doi:10.1159/000324550 pmid:21576990 fatcat:bitiz7chefchlgagxdyrrkoaqe