Table 5.25.6Surgical implant, reported major adverse events *

Study
PMID
Intervention detailsFollowup durationNo. AnalyzedAdverse eventn%
Steward, 2008243
18922335
Pillar implant1 wk50Infection12%
Extrusion24%
*

Reporting of no events excluded (unless N≥100). Other reported adverse events included sore throat and foreign body sensation.

From: Appendix D, Summary Tables

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