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Table 2 Visual analogue scale scores, Drainage time, Total drainage volume and Postoperative hospital stay

From: The application analysis of 8F ultrafine chest drainage tube for thoracoscopic lobectomy of lung cancer

Postoperative observation indicators Group A (n = 67) Group B (n = 67) P-value
Visual analogue scale score
POD 1 3.72 ± 0.65 3.94 ± 0.67 0.027
POD 2 2.72 ± 0.93 3.13 ± 1.04 0.016
POD 3 1.87 ± 0.65 2.39 ± 1.22 0.005
Drainage time (d) 4.25 ± 1.79 6.04 ± 1.96 0.000
Total drainage volume (ml) 1100.42 ± 701.57 1369.39 ± 624.25 0.021
Postoperative hospital stay (d) 8.46 ± 2.48 9.37 ± 1.70 0.014
  1. Scale variables were expressed as median and range, and ordinal and nominal parameters as absolute numbers, and percent.
  2. POD Postoperative days