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Research Article

Anesthesia with Propofol versus Sevoflurane: Does the Longer Neuromuscular Block under Sevoflurane Anesthesia Reduce Laryngeal Injuries?

Table 4

Incidence of hoarseness, sore throat, and vocal cord injuries.

HoarsenessSore throatVocal cord injuries
SEVO
( )
TIVA
( )
  
value
SEVO
( )
TIVA
( )
valueSEVO
( )
TIVA
( )
value

PACU221.00211.00
At 24 h111.00520.42950.36
At 48 h00211.00
At 72 h00111.00001.00
>72 h00011.00
Patients*3 (10%)3 (10%)1.006 (21%)3 (10%)0.479 (31%)5 (17%)0.36

Values are shown as numbers of patients (%).*Patients = number of patients with hoarseness, sore throat, or vocal cord injuries (without dysfunction of mucosal wave). PACU: postanesthesia care unit. SEVO group: anesthesia with sevoflurane and remifentanil. TIVA group: anesthesia with propofol and remifentanil.

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