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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients

From: Laparoscopic-guided transversus abdominis plane block versus trocar site local anesthetic infiltration in gynecologic laparoscopy

  TAP block group (n = 42) Trocar site group (n = 40) P value
Age (years) 38.5 ± 9.1 38.8 ± 10.2 0.91
Weight (BMI) 26.9 ± 6.8 27.2 ± 6.6 0.87
Time of operation (min) 77.5 ± 35.1 84.6 ± 38.3 0.32
Type of operation    0.56
 Ovarian cystectomy 8 (19%) 9 (22%)  
 Salpingectomy 8 (19%) 5 (12%)  
 LSH 5 (12%) 6 (15%)  
 TLH 10 (24%) 12 (30%)  
 Laparoscopic myomectomy 5 (12%) 3 (8%)  
 Presacral neurectomy 3 (7%) 1 (3%)  
 Sacrocolpopexy 3 (7%) 4 (10%)  
Patient satisfaction 7.6 ± 2.4 5.1 ± 2.3 0.035
  1. BMI body mass index, LSH laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, TLH total laparoscopic hysterectomy