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Table 2 Canal volume increase and canal transportation of K-files, PathFiles and the ProGlider file groups after subsequent WaveOne 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 + WO 2.9621 ± 0.6976a 0.2106 ± 0.0347a 0.1743 ± 0.0216a 0.0858 ± 0.0290a
PF + WO 2.9055 ± 0.6249a 0.1932 ± 0.0311a 0.1408 ± 0.0228b 0.0671 ± 0.0186b
PG + WO 2.8798 ± 0.5538a 0.1885 ± 0.0250a 0.1252 ± 0.0188b 0.0464 ± 0.0118c
  1. KF + WO, K-files before WaveOne; PF + WO, PathFiles before WaveOne; PG + WO, the ProGlider file before WaveOne. Different superscript letters in the same column indicate significant differences between groups (P < 0.05)