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Table 7 Use of additional pain relievers in particular gropus

From: Assessment of postoperative pain management and comparison of effectiveness of pain relief treatment involving paravertebral block and thoracic epidural analgesia in patients undergoing posterolateral thoracotomy

Drug (24-h doses) PVB group TEA group p
Morphine (30 mg) 6 persons (20%) 3 persons (10%) 0.28
Other pain relievers
Paracetamol (4 g)
Ketoprofen (200 mg)
16 persons (53.3%) 9 persons (30%) 0.07
Metamizole (3 g) 15 persons (50%) 22 persons (73.3%) 0.06