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Table 3 Anatomic visibility and detection rate of both articular discs and condylar heads in static and dynamic MRI in the studied patients (n = 40)

From: Can dynamic magnetic resonance imaging replace static magnetic resonance sequences in evaluation of temporomandibular joint dysfunction?

   Static MRI Dynamic MRI p
No. % No. %
Disc detection Good 30 75.0 17 42.5 0.038*
Fair 7 17.5 18 45.0
Poor 3 7.5 5 12.5
Condylar head detection Good 37 92.5 30 75.0 0.012*
Fair 3 7.5 9 22.5
Poor 0 0.0 1 2.5
  1. p: p value for chi-square test for association between static MRI and dynamic MRI
  2. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05