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Table 6 Comparison of postoperative conditions between the two groups of patients

From: Ultrasound guided continuous Quadratus Lumborum block hastened recovery in patients undergoing open liver resection: a randomized controlled, open-label trial

  CQLB group PCIA group P-value
Time to first out-of-bed activity after surgery (h) 73.2 ± 24.9 85.7 ± 23.0 0.03
Time to first flatus after surgery (h) 61.7 ± 18.1 70.1 ± 15 0.03
Self-administered analgesic counts [M (IQM)] 3 (1, 4) 3 (2, 4) 0.38
Rate of supplemental analgesic use [case (%)] 4 (13.3%) 6 (20%) 0.73