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Table 1 Patient’s characteristics

From: Intraoperative infusion of lidocaine 2% reduces postoperative fentanyl requirements for pain control in renal transplantation surgery

Type of patients No. of patients Body weight in kg: mean ± SD p value
Lidocaine group 25 69.92 ± 12.052 0.601
Fentanyl group 25 67.44 ± 20.183  
Type of patients No. of patients Age in years: mean ± SD p value
Lidocaine group 25 38.80 ± 11.489 0.098
Fentanyl group 25 43.72 ± 8.970
  1. Both groups were comparable with regard to age and weight. The type and lengths of the surgical procedures were similar (150–180 min); there was no perioperative mortality among the 50 patients enrolled in our study.
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