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Table 4 Postoperative odynophagia characteristics

From: Trachway® flexible stylet facilitates the correct placement of double-lumen endobronchial tube: a prospective, randomized study

  Trachway Group (T, n = 36) Conventional
Group (C, n = 36)
Fiberscope Group (F, n = 36) P value
1st day
Incidence 9/36(25%) 15/36(41.67%) 15/36(41.67%) 0.236
Severity
(none/mild/moderate/severe)
27/7/2/0 21/12/3/0 21/11/4/0 0.54
2nd day
Incidence 3/36(8.33%) 2/36(5.56%) 6/36(16.67%) 0.246
Severity
(none/mild/moderate/severe)
33/3/0/0 34/2/0/0 29/6/0/0 0.268
3rd day
Incidence 3/36(8.33%) 2/36(5.56%) 2/36(5.56%) 0.858
Severity
(none/mild/moderate/severe)
33/3/0/0 34/2/0/0 34/2/0/0 0.858
4th day
Incidence 1/36(2.78%) 0/36(0%) 0/36(0%) 0.364
Severity
(none/mild/moderate/severe)
35/1/0/0 36/0/0/0 36/0/0/0 0.364