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Volume 7 Issue 11 (November, 2019)

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Comprehensive Assessment of Etiology, Complications and Quality of Life as Related Following Impacted Third Molar Surgery- A Questionnaire Based Original Study
Saurabh Singh

Aim: As we know that the mandibular impacted third molar surgery is the most common surgical modus operandi performed intra-orally. Here authors aimed to evaluate the related etiology, complications and quality of life as we see after mandibular impacted third molar surgery. Materials & Methods: Authors used a cross sectional model of study wherein they used questionnaire-based survey on 100 patients. Questionnaire contained questions about etiology, complications and quality of life as related to mandibular impacted third molar surgery. This study comprised of records of patients and other available data. Response was recorded and data was processed statistically to estimate outcomes. Results: Statistical analysis using statistical software Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). The obtained data was subjected to relevant statistical tests to obtain p values, mean, standard deviation, standard error an 95% CI. Pain (65%) and inflammation (30%) was most common etiologies as reported by the studied patients. Edema (69%) and Hemorrhage (20%) was frequently observed complications. A clear cut downfall in patients quality of life was also recognized. Conclusion: Within the limitations of the study, authors concluded that pain and inflammation was most common reasons as expressed by the participating patients. Edema and Hemorrhage was normally seen complications. Downfall in patientís quality of life was identified. Key words: Impacted third molar, Oral surgery, Etiology, Hemorrhage.

 
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