Table 2 Intra- and postoperative results

From: Postoperative hunger after outpatient surgery in patients anesthetized with propofol vs sevoflurane: a randomized-controlled trialFaim postopératoire après une chirurgie ambulatoire chez les patientes anesthésiés à l’aide de propofol vs sévoflurane: une étude randomisée contrôlée

 Sevoflurane (n = 58)
median [IQR]
Propofol (n = 58)
median [IQR]
Difference
(95% CI)
P
Time before feeling of hunger ≥ 50/100 mm VAS (min)97 [80–140]97 [75–138]1 (− 15 to 14)0.91
Time before meal ingestion (min)140 [80–140]113 [80–143]− 3 (− 18 to 12)0.61
Postoperative food intake (kcal)260 [171–314]245 [200–343]20.5 (− 22 to 62)0.39
Time before PADSS score ≥ 9/10 (min)125 [95–174]125 [85–153]− 9 (− 26 to 8)0.29
Stay in post-anesthesia unit (min)76 [68–85]75.5 [65–86]0 (− 6 to 5)0.93
Postoperative analgesia (yes/no)   0.28
 Tramadol (n)127  
 Morphine (n)00  
 Non-opioid (n)54  
Postoperative nausea and/or vomiting (n)40 0.12
Ondansetron for nausea and/or vomiting (n)20 0.50
Duration of anesthesia (min)27 [21–30]23 [18–29]− 3.0 (− 6.0 to 0.0)0.04
Intraoperative propofol dose (mg·kg−1)-5.7 [4.8–6.5]  
Intraoperative remifentanil dose (μg·kg−1)3.8 [3.1–5.1]3.5 [2.7–4.2]− 0.6 (− 1.1 to − 0.1)0.02
  1. VAS = visual analogue scale; CI = confidence interval; IQR = interquartile range; PADSS = postanesthetic discharge scoring system1 (Appendix); Post hoc test.