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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Reconstructive management of the rare bilateral oral submucos fibrosis using nasolabial flap in comparison with free radial forearm flap - a randomised prospective trial

  Nasolabial flap Radial flap P value
Gender female – no./total no. (%) 9/25 (33) 4/25 (14) 0.001
Age (years) ± SD 44.6 ± 8.6 41.8 ± 9.8 0.295
Operation duration (minutes) ± SD 117.6 ± 39.6 232.8 ± 39.0 0.001
Hospitalization duration (days) ± SD 2.6 ± 0.6 5.6 ± 1.1 0.001
Preoperative mouth opening (mm) ± SD 6.6 ± 2.2 6.2 ± 2.4 0.543
Postoperative mouth opening (mm) ± SD 25.4 ± 6.3 27.2 ± 3.76 0.227
Increase in Mouth opening (mm) ± SD 15.2 ± 8.5 18.9 ± 6.16 0.085
1 Month Post-Op mouth opening (mm) ± SD 27.1 ± 8.6 28.8 ± 9.6 0.513