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Table 1 Canal volume increase and canal transportation of K-files, PathFiles and the ProGlider file groups after glide path preparation (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Comparison of glide paths created with K-files, PathFiles, and the ProGlider file, and their effects on subsequent WaveOne preparation in curved canals

Group Volume increase(mm3) Transportation(mm)
1 mm 3 mm 5 mm
KF 0.4771 ± 0.0987a 0.0280 ± 0.0041a 0.0205 ± 0.0023a 0.0117 ± 0.0033a
PF 0.4467 ± 0.1187a 0.0201 ± 0.0045b 0.0164 ± 0.0031b 0.0070 ± 0.0021b
PG 0.5530 ± 0.0710b 0.0181 ± 0.0036b 0.0148 ± 0.0027b 0.0056 ± 0.0022b
  1. KF glide path with K-files, PF glide path with PathFiles, PG glide path with the ProGlider file. Different superscript letters in the same column indicate significant differences between groups (P < 0.05)