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Table 2 Pain intensity

From: Postoperative pain treatment with erector spinae plane block and pectoralis nerve blocks in patients undergoing mitral/tricuspid valve repair — a randomized controlled trial

Pain evaluationESPPECS + ESPp value
2 h29 [19–38]17 [13–18]0.004
4 h30 [18–49]17 [15–22]0.005
8 h35 [18–49]17 [14–19]<  0.001
12 h33 [20–38]17 [11–22]0.002
24 h22 [18–25]9 [8–12]< 0.001
  1. Pain intensity reported by patients and presented as medians and interquartile ranges. P-values were calculated with the Mann–Whitney U test. ESP – erector spinae plane, PECS – pectoralis nerve