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Table 3 Risk factors for duration of oral narcotics >100 days

From: The "cut-in patch-out" technique for Pancoast tumor resections results in postoperative pain reduction: a case control study

  Odds ratio (95% C.I.) p-value
Taking Narcotics Preoperatively 1.19 (0.02-8.67) 0.38
More than 3 Ribs Resected 1.14 (0.15-2.36) 0.18
Estimated Blood Loss 1.01 (0.98-1.03) 0.13
Length of Stay 1.08 (0.98-1.21) 0.42
Traditional Technique 8.28 (1.54-44.41) 0.01
  1. Multiple regression analysis for prolonged oral narcotic use (>100 days) following P-NSCLC resection. CI = Confidence Interval.