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Table 4 Monitoring, postoperative complications, and patient satisfaction

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

Variable PECS group, n = 29 LA group, n = 26 P value
Lowest MAP (mmHg) 84 78 NS
Highest MAP (mmHg) 88 86 NS
Lowest HR (bpm) 70 66 NS
Highest HR (bpm) 74 68 NS
Lowest RR 13 13 NS
Highest RR 14 13 NS
SpO2 (%) 98 (2) 98 (2) NS
Sedation score 3 3 NS
Incidence of nausea (%) 3 (10 %) 5 (19%) 0.4
Incidence of vomiting (%) 2 (6 %) 3 (11 %) 1
Pruritus (%) 7 (24 %) 12 (46%) 0.09
Patient satisfaction 8.6 (0.57) 8.2 (0.5) 0.008*
  1. Data are presented as number (%) or mean (SD)
  2. *P < 0.05 is considered significant between the two groups
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