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Table. 2.

Eligibility criteria according to the PICO format

Field Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Patient Healthy human subjects treated with orthodontic miniscrews Syndromic patients, orthognathic surgery
Intervention Miniscrews inserted for orthodontics purpose First generation miniscrews, miniplates
Comparison Not applicable Not applicable
Outcome Soft and hard-tissue complication related to the use of orthodontic miniscrews Complication related to the orthodontic treatment
Study design Case reports, RCTs, PCTs, retrospective longitudinal studies, case series Abstract, in-vitro studies, descriptive studies, review, and meta-analysis

RCTs, randomized controlled trials; PCTs, prospective clinical trials.

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