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Table 8 Duration of surgery

From: A comparative study between dexmedetomidine and dexamethasone as an intrathecal adjuvant for prevention of perioperative shivering in cesarean section

  Group A (n = 30) Group B (n = 30) p value
Surgery duration(min) 41.26 ± 3.57 40.59 ± 3.72 0.016
Peak sensory level T4 (T4-T5) T4 (T4-T5) 0.277
Time to reach peak sensory level (min) 6.5 ± 0.61 6.93 ± 0.32 0.67
Time to 2 segment regression 76.68 ± 4.62 96.71 ± 3.77 < 0. 001
Duration of sensory block 124.50 ± 6.72 161.83 ± 7.00 < 0. 001
Onset of motor block (time to reach Bromage 4) (min) 6.44 ± 1 6.56 ± 0.38 0.526
Duration of motor block 182.27 ± 10.1 178.89 ± 4.5 0.1
Time to 1st rescue analgesia 174.26 ± 12.1 196.69 ± 5.4 < 0.001
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD
  2. p value < 0.05 is considered statistically significant