Comparison of a polyethylene glycol membrane and a collagen membrane for the treatment of bone dehiscence defects
|Comparison of a polyethylene glycol membrane and a collagen membrane for the treatment of bone dehiscence defects at bone level implants—A prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter clinical trial
Material and methods
The study enrolled 117 patients requiring implant treatment in the posterior maxilla or mandible with expected buccal bony dehiscence‐type defects at the placed titanium implants. According to a parallel groups design, defects were filled with a synthetic bone filler and randomly assigned to either PEG or BG membrane.
|Both membranes supported bone regeneration at dehiscence‐type defects and obtained vertical bone fill with a relative change in defect height of 59.7% (PEG) and 64.4% (BG); however, the non‐inferiority of PEG could not be shown.|
Jung RE, Mihatovic I, Cordaro L, Windisch P, Friedmann A, Carrion JB, Sanchez IS, Hallman M, Quirynen M, Hammerle ChHF
Clinical Oral Implant Research, 02.09.2020,
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