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Table 2 The comparison of analgesia related parameters between the groups

From: The use of perineural dexamethasone and transverse abdominal plane block for postoperative analgesia in cesarean section operations under spinal anesthesia: an observational study

  Group TAPD
N = 29
Group TAPA
N = 29
P-value
First analgesic requirement time (minutes) #c 510 (503.58–587.58) 318 (313.51–335.48) < 0.001*
Total analgesics consumption #c
 Tramadol in mg (IV) 50 (37.82–62.52) 100 (69.77–88.84) 0.001*
 Diclofenac in mg (IM) 75 (42.31–71.47) 75 (73.91–91.60) 0.003*
  1. *P-value: p < 0.05 is statistically significant, N.B: #: median (Interquartile range); #c: the comparison between two groups using Mann-Whitney U-test, TAPD Transverse abdominis plane with dexamethasone, TAPA Transverse abdominis plane without dexamethasone