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Table 6 Post-operative pain assessment

From: Mesoglycan for pain control after open excisional HAEMOrrhoidectomy (MeHAEMO): an observational multicentre study on behalf of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR)

Follow-up VAS CG MG p value
T2 VASs 4.8 ± 2.61 (0–10) 3.41 ± 1.92 (0–10)  < 0.0001
VASd 5.98 ± 2.37 (0–10) 4.98 ± 2.1 (0–10)  < 0.0001
VASe 5.96 ± 2.9 (0–10) 4.71 ± 2.56 (0–10)  < 0.0001
T3 VASs 3.37 ± 2.6 (0–10) 1.98 ± 1.71 (0–6)  < 0.0001
VASd 4.61 ± 2.56 (0–10) 3.4 ± 2 (0–8)  < 0.0001
VASe 4.56 ± 2.86 (0–10) 3.5 ± 2.5 (0–9)  < 0.0001
T4 VASs 1.83 ± 1.95 (0–10) 1.1 ± 1.3 (0–5)  < 0.0001
VASd 3 ± 2.42 (0–10) 2.0 ± 2 (0–7)  < 0.0001
VASe 2.5 ± 2.1 (0–6) 1.9 ± 1.6 (0–6) 0.003
  1. VASs post-operative pain at rest, VASd post-operative pain after defecation, VASe post-operative pain after anorectal digital examination
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