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Table 4 Characteristics of the patients

From: Evaluation and comparison of oral function after resection of cancer of the upper gingiva in patients who underwent reconstruction surgery versus those treated with a prosthesis

Item scales Total N (%) N (%) of RSG N (%) of PG
All patients 12 (100) 4 (33.3) 8 (66.7)
Gender
 Male 6 (50) 3 (25) 3 (25)
 Female 6 (50) 1 (8.3) 5 (60)
Age
 Mean 65.8 58.5 69.5
 Range 41–82 41–71 58–82
 40–49 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 50–59 2 (16.7) 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 60–69 5 (60) 1 (8.3) 4 (33.3)
 70–79 2 (16.7) 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 80–89 2 (16.7) 2 (16.7)
T classification
 cT2 3 (25) 3 (25.0)
 cT3 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 cT4a 8 (66.7) 4 (3.3) 4 (3.3)
Operation of primary
 Limited resection of maxilla 8 (66.7) 2 (16.7) 6 (50)
 Subtotal resection of maxilla 3 (25.0) 2 (16.7) 1 (8.3)
 Radical resection of maxilla 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
Method of reconstruction
 Fibra flap 2 (16.7) 2 (16.7)
 Fibra flap + Anterolateral thigh flap 2 (16.7) 2 (16.7)
 Prosthesis 8 (66.7) 8 (66.7)
Defect class
 1
 2a 8 (66.7) 8 (66.7)
 2b 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 2c 3 (25.0) 3 (25.0)
 3a
 3b
 3c
 4a
 4b
 4c
Eichiner’s Index
 B1 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 B2 3 (25) 1 (8.3) 2 (16.7)
 B3 3 (25) 1 (8.3) 2 (16.7)
 B4 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)
 C1
 C2 3 (25) 1 (8.3) 2 (16.7)
 C3 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)