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Table 2 Operative and postoperative data

From: Effect of N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist combination as adjuvant to general anesthesia in functional endoscopic sinus surgery

  Group 1
n = 20
Group 2
n = 20
p value
Average rate of nitroglycerin infusion (μg/kg/min) 0.75 ± 0.2115 1.32 ± 0.35 < 0.001
Bleeding score 1 (0.25–1.75) 2 (2–3) < 0.001
Rescue analgesic needed (n, %) 5 (25%) 12 (60%) 0.04
Recovery time (min) 28.1 ± 3.46 26.85 ± 2.56 0.208
Surgeon satisfaction 5(5–6) 3.5 (3–4) < 0.001
Postoperative serum Mg (mmol l−1) 1.10 (0.09) 0.82 (0.20) < 0.001
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD), median (1st–3rd quartile), or numbers of patients (percentage)
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