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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ristow, Oliver; Hohlweg-Majert, Bettina; Stürzenbaum, Stephen R; Kehl, Victoria; Koerdt, Steffen; Hahnefeld, Lilian; Pautke, Christoph 
Title:
Therapeutic elastic tape reduces morbidity after wisdom teeth removal--a clinical trial. 
Abstract:
Although the extraction of an impacted third molar (3M) is a routine procedure, postoperative morbidities typically include swelling, pain, and trismus. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the application of kinesiologic tape can improve the postoperative morbidities associated with 3M surgery, thereby improving the postoperative well-being of patients.Forty patients assigned for prospective 3M removal were randomized into two treatment groups (with/without kinesiologic tape)...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Oral Investig 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1205-12 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1432-6981 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie