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Table 2 Comparison of scores in the QoR-40 K questionnaire on POD 1 between the IV propofol and IH sevoflurane groups

From: Comparison of the impact of propofol versus sevoflurane on early postoperative recovery in living donors after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a prospective randomized controlled study

Group IV propofol IH sevoflurane p
n 40 40  
Global QoR-40 K score (point) 169 (162–179) 142 (131–154) < 0.001
Sub-dimension score (point)
 Physical comfort 51 (47–54) 44 (38–47) < 0.001
 Emotional state 41 (38–43) 36 (32–38) < 0.001
 Psychological support 32 (29–35) 28 (25–30) < 0.001
 Physical independence 17 (13–20) 10 (8–13) < 0.001
 Pain 31 (28–33) 27 (24–29) < 0.001
  1. NOTE: Values are expressed as median and interquartile
  2. Abbreviations: IV Intravenous, IH Inhalational, QoR-40 K Quality of Recovery-40 questionnaire, POD Postoperative day