Table 1

Patients characteristics

Parameters

Levobupivacaine

Bupivacaine

P value


Age

75(85-65)

75(87-73)

0,82 (*)

Sex(M/F)

20/0

20/0

Weight(kg)

72

76

0,34 (+)

Direct hernias

12

11

0,51 (+)

Indirect hernias

8

9

ASA status

0,65 (+)

1

10(50%)

8(40%)

2

10(50%)

12(60%)

3

0(0)

0(0)

Fentanyl used (mcg)

115 +/- 25

119 +/- 33

0,33 (*)

Site

0,52 (+)

Right

12(60%)

15(75%)

Left

8(40%)

5(25%)

Operating time (min)

43(53-33)

40(53-27)

0,24 (*)

Anaesthesia time (min)

60(55-65)

50(45-55)

0,28 (*)


Test Used

(+) Chi square

(*) ANOVA

Compagna et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12(Suppl 1):S12   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-S1-S12

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