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Table 8 The scores of QoR-40 on postoperative day

From: Ultrasound-guided transversus thoracic muscle plane-pectoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia after modified radical mastectomy: a comparison with the thoracic paravertebral nerve block

QoR-40 (score) Physical comfort Emotional state Physical Patient support Pain Total score
TTP-PECS group 53.38 ± 1.79 42.92 ± 0.77* 16.49 ± 1.10 31.64 ± 0.96* 31.69 ± 0.69* 176.13 ± 2.66*
TPVB group 53.08 ± 1.81 40.39 ± 1.48 16.34 ± 1.07 29.66 ± 1.12 29.26 ± 1.54 168.74 ± 3.42
P value 0.47 0.00 0.55 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1. TTP-PECS treatment significantly increased the support, pain, and emotional state scores, as well as the total score after surgery. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (39 in the TTP-PECS group and 38 in the TPVB group)
  2. *P < 0.01, versus the TPVB group