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Table 6 Post-operative data and hospital course

From: Outcome of surgical repair of Pectus Excavatum in adults

Variables Group I
(n = 40)
Group II
(n = 46)
χ2 test p-value
Operation time/h 2.25 ± 0.75 4.29 ± 0.25 0.0025 < 0.05
ICU stay/h 10.5 ± 3 22.5 ± 13 0.001 < 0.001
Hospital stay/day 3.5 ± 0.5 6.9 ± 2.5 0.002 < 0.005
Satisfaction
 Excellent
31 (77.5%) 36 (78.2%) 0.006 0.94 NS
Satisfaction
 Good
7 (17.5%) 8 (17.4) 0.00 0.99 NS
Satisfaction
 Fair
2 (5%) 2 (4.3%) 0.023 0.89 NS
  1. NS non significant p-value