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Table 1 Comparison of anthropometric characteristics and operative date between the preoperative group, the post-MTS group, and the control group

From: Therapeutic effects of flurbiprofen axetil on mesenteric traction syndrome: randomized clinical trial

  Preoperative group Post-MTS group Control group P value
Number of cases 16 13 14  
Gender ratio (male:female) 13:03 8:5 9:5 0.49
Age (y) 67.3 ± 11.3 69.0 ± 8.2 69.1 ± 10.2 0.85
Height (cm) 160.9 ± 9.7 162.6 ± 8.8 157.5 ± 12.3 0.43
Weight (kg) 59.1 ± 9.3 58.0 ± 13.3 55.8 ± 15.6 0.77
Body surface area (m2) 1.62 ± 0.16 1.61 ± 0.2 1.52 ± 0.22 0.35
Use of epidural anesthesia 16 (100%) 13 (100%) 14 (100%) 1
Use of dopamine 14 (87.5%) 12 (92.3%) 13 (92.9%) 1
Use of vasopressors (times) 0.8 ± 1.0 2.3 ± 1.2 6.1 ± 3.6 <0.05
Use of ephedrine (mg) 2.2 ± 3.1 1.2 ± 2.2 3.9 ± 4.9 0.14
Use of Phenylephrine (mg) 0.03 ± 0.08 0.24 ± 0.19 0.58 ± 0.45 <0.05
Operation time (min) 176 ± 44 223 ± 69 238 ± 99 0.06
Amount of bleeding (ml) 450 ± 436 826 ± 1013 802 ± 804 0.33
Amount of fluid (ml) 1693 ± 724 2975 ± 2336 2301 ± 1130 0.09
  1. n.s. not significant