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Table 4 Recovery parameters in the three groups

From: Effect of ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block with rectus sheath block on patients undergoing laparoscopy-assisted radical resection of rectal cancer: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Variable Group C (n = 26) Group T (n = 26) Group TR (n = 26) P
Time to first flatus (h) 63.4 ± 8.71 64.6 ± 7.80 65.6 ± 6.35 0.604
Time to first solid food (h) 81.5 ± 7.64 82.9 ± 6.80 84.5 ± 6.83 0.283
Time to first feces (h) 132.3 ± 13.16 133.1 ± 14.73 126.5 ± 13.82 0.192
Postoperative ileus 1 (3.8%) 1 (3.8%) 2 (7.7%) 0.768
Duration of postoperative hospital stay (days) 6.5 ± 1.01 6.7 ± 0.96 6.8 ± 1.08 0.590
  1. Variables are presented as mean ± SD or number of patients n (%)
  2. Data were analyzed using a one-way analysis of variance or the chi-square test