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Table 6 Comparison between both groups regarding postoperative events

From: Pre-emptive quadratus lumborum block for laparoscopic bariatric surgery: a prospective randomized controlled study

Variable Group Q Group C P value
Time to first ambulation (hours) 4.1 ± 0.1 4.7 ± 0.3 < 0.001°
Patients with shoulder pain 12 (80) 11 (73.3) 0.666
Patients with side effects from morphine 5 (33.3) 12 (80) 0.069
Patients who had nausea and vomiting 2 (13.3) 7 (46.7) 0.046
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD, count (%). P < 0.05 is considered significant. All other P values measured by the chi-square test
  2. °P value measured by an independent t-test