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Table 4 Differences in analgesic use, healing and complications between groups

From: Sutureless socket technique after removal of third molars: a multicentric, open, randomized controlled trial

Painkiller consumption Missing Suture (n = 47) Missing Without suture (n = 52) p-value
6 h postoperative 0 27 (57.4%) 0 35 (67.3%) 0.42
D3 4 43 (100%) 1 50 (98%) 1
D31 3 43 (97.7%) 1 48 (94.1%) 0.72
Use of secondary analgesic tools
6 h postoperative 1 45 (97.8%) 1 49 (96.1%) 1
D3 4 43 (100%) 1 49 (96.1%) 0.55
D31 3 43 (97.7%) 2 42 (84%) 0.057
Flap healing
6 h postoperative 1 46 (100%) 1 51 (100%) 1
D3 1 44 (95.7%) 1 49 (96.1%) 1
D31 3 44 (100%) 2 47 (94%) 0.29
Complications
Immediate postoperative 0 2 (4.3%) 0 1 (1.9%) 0.93
6 h postoperative 1 3 (6.5%) 1 1 (2%) 0.53
D3 1 4 (8.7%) 1 3 (5.9%) 0.89
D31 3 9 (20.5%) 2 6 (12%) 0.40
At least one complication during the study 0 15 (31.9%) 0 9 (17.3%) 0.14