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Table 2 Postoperative complications and morbidities. Data are given as number of complications

From: Digital surgery group versus traditional experience group in head and neck reconstruction: a retrospective controlled study to analyze clinical value and time-economic-social effect

Complications Digital surgery-assisted (n = 25) Conventional (n = 27) P-value
Flap hyperemia or necrosis 9 8 0.62
Titanium plate displacement, deformation, or exposure 3 10 0.03
Infection 7 8 0.89
Orocutaneous fistula 2 2 0.93
Weight change 14 13 0.57
Hematoma 6 9 0.46
Scar deformity 4 11 0.04
Constant pain 6 12 0.12
Paresthesia 9 11 0.73
Cough 9 6 0.27
Dry mouth 12 9 0.28