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Table 1 Patient characteristics and surgical profiles of patients

From: The effect of intraoperative lidocaine infusion on opioid consumption and pain after totally extraperitoneal laparoscopic inguinal hernioplasty: a randomized controlled trial

VariablesLidocaine group
(n = 32)
Normal saline group
(n = 32)
Age (years)40 (30–52)43 (33–52)0.61
ASA PS (1/2)28/427/50.71
BMI (kg/m2)23.02 ± 2.8522.01 ± 2.020.10
Surgical site: Unilateral/Bilateral25/723/90.56
Mesh fixation (Yes/No)31/132/00.50
Duration of surgery (min)60 (48–90)75 (60–90)0.49
Intraoperative fentanyl supplement (μg)0 (0–0)20 (0–30)< 0.001
  1. Notes: Values are median (IQR), mean (SD), number.
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index; ASA PS American society of Anesthesiologist physical status