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Table 5 Postoperative opiate use

From: The Pericapsular Nerve Group (PENG) block combined with Local Infiltration Analgesia (LIA) compared to placebo and LIA in hip arthroplasty surgery: a multi-center double-blinded randomized-controlled trial

  Sham (n = 30) PENG (n = 30) P-value
Postoperative opiate use in morphine equivalents (mg), median (IQR)a
  Day 0 30 (18.9–73.0) 30 (8.0–57.5) 0.31
  Day 1 49 (21.0–93.3) 46 (15.0–73.2) 0.41
  Day 2 30 (0–47) 8 (0–45.0) 0.24
  Day 3 0 (0–15) 0 (0–8.0) 0.81
  Total 122 (56.5–232.5) 97.5 (30.5–164.3) 0.23
  1. Abbreviations: PENG Pericapsular nerve group block, mg Milligrams, IQR Interquartile range
  2. a Mann–Whitney U-test used