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Table 1 Patient characteristics and operative data

From: Single injection pectoral nerve block (Pecs I and Pecs II) versus local anesthetic infiltration for ambulatory breast augmentation combined with monitored anesthesia care

  Pecs group, n = 29 LA group, n = 26 P value
Age (year) 30 (5) 31 (7) 0.5
ASA I/II 20/9 18/8 1
BMI (kg/m2) 21.3 (3.1) 20.5 (4.2) 0.4
Duration of surgery (min) 70.4 (13.1) 72.3 (15.8) 0.6
Number of patients requested GA 1 (3.3%) 4 (13.3%) 0.35
Intraoperative dexmedetomidine consumption(μg/kg/min) 0.52 (0.15) 0.65 (0.21) 0.01*
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD) and number
  2. *P < 0.05 is considered significant between the two groups
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