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Table 3 Comparison of VAS score, PSQI and oxycodone consumption between groups

From: Effect of thoracic paravertebral nerve block on the early postoperative rehabilitation in patients undergoing thoracoscopic radical lung cancer surgery

  Group POD0 POD1 POD2 POD3
VAS score TP   2 (1, 2)* 1 (1, 2) 1 (0, 2)
GA   3 (2, 3) 2 (2, 3) 2 (1, 2)
PSQI TP 2 (2, 3) 5 (4, 5)* 5 (4, 5)* 4 (4, 5)*
GA 3 (2, 3) 8 (7, 8) 7 (6, 7) 6 (6, 7)
Consumption of oxycodone (mg) TP   31.2 (30, 32)*   
GA   40.0 (37.2, 40.8)   
  1. Data are presented as median (interquartile range)
  2. POD0 the day before surgery; POD1 the first day after the operation; POD2 the second day after the operation; POD3 the third day after the operation; PSQI Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index
  3. *p < 0.05, compared with the GA group