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Table 4 Numerical pain score in the recovery

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

Type of patients No. of patients No. of patients with numerical pain score more than 4 in the first hour in the recovery: mean ± SD p value
Lidocaine group 25 2.64 ± 2.481 < 0.001
Fentanyl group 25 6.68 ± 1.345  
  1. Intensity of pain assessed in PACU, the mean pain numerical pain score in lidocaine group remained significantly less than that in the fentanyl group (p < 0.001) in the first hour