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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Impact of self-coiling catheters for continuous popliteal sciatic block on postoperative pain level and dislocation rate: a randomized controlled trial

  RSC Group (n = 70) SCC Group (n = 70)
Age [years] 50 ± 14 50 ± 13
Gender [no/%]
 Female 37 (53) 37 (53)
 Male 33 (47) 33 (47)
 Body height [cm] 171.7 ± 9,0 173.1 ± 10.2
 Body weight [kg] 76.5 ± 13.7 79.3 ± 16.5
 BMI [kg/m.2] 25.9 ± 3.7 26.3 ± 4.3
ASA [no./%]
 I 38 (54) 35 (50)
 II 27 (39) 33(47)
 III 5 (7) 2 (3)
Surgical area
 Upper ankle joint 35 (50) 41 (59)
 Calcaneus 8 (11) 14 (20)
 Hallux 10 (14) 6 (9)
 Talus 6 (9) 0 (0)
 Metatarsal 10 (14.3) 7 (10)
 Tendons/syndesmosisof the ankle 1 (1) 2 (3)
  1. Values are given as absolute number (percentage) or mean (± standard deviation), as appropriate. ASA American Society of Anesthesiology physical status, BMI Body mass index, RSC regular straight catheter, SCC self-coiling catheter