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World J Radiol. Jul 28, 2014; 6(7): 417-423
Published online Jul 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i7.417
Table 1 Specificity and sensitivity for predicting inferior alveolar nerve injury with third molar surgery
Imaging procedureSensitivitySpecificity
Darkening of the root32%-71%73%-96%
Interruption of the canal22%-80%47%-97%
Diversion of the canal3%-50%82%-100%
CT/Cone-beam CT[1,38,41,42]