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Table 1 Clinical characteristics. Mean ± SD, standard deviation; M, male: F, female; BMI, body mass index; IQR, Interquartile range, Times are shown in minutes

From: Combined opioid free and loco-regional anaesthesia enhances the quality of recovery in sleeve gastrectomy done under ERAS protocol: a randomized controlled trial

  Group I (MMA)
(N = 52)
Group II (OFA)
(N = 51)
P value#
Age (yr.)a 32.0 [23.0–39.0] 30.0 [22.0–36.0] 0.242
Sex (M/F)b 21/31 19/32 0.745
ASA IIb 35 29 0.275
ASA IIIb 17 22
BMI (kg/m2)a 44.0 [42.0–45.0] 45.0 [43.0–46.0] 0.062
Duration of surgery (min)c 43.0 ± 9.86 40.5 ± 9.04 0.172
Duration of anaesthesia (min)c 64.8 ± 9.19 63.7 ± 8.61 0.524
  1. -Values are given as mean ± standard deviation and median [IQR]
  2. #P value<0.05 significant
  3. aMann–Whitney test
  4. bFisher’s exact test
  5. cStudent’s t-test