BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

The Levels and Duration of Sensory and Motor Blockades of Spinal Anesthesia in Obese Patients That Underwent Urological Operations in the Lithotomy Position

Table 3

The levels of sensory and motor block.

Obese 
patients 
(), (%)
Normal weight 
patients 
(), (%)

Sensory block
120th minute level
 T40 (0.0)0 (0.0)0.017
 T67 (23.3)0 (0.0)
 T810 (33.3)8 (26.7)
 T1010 (33.3)14 (46.6)
 T123 (10.0)8 (26.7)
6th minute level
 T40 (0.0)0 (0.0)0.410
 T61 (3.3)0 (0.0)
 T83 (10.0)5 (16.7)
 T109 (30.0)5 (16.7)
 T1217 (56.7)20 (66.6)

Motor block
120th minute Bromage
 00 (0.0)0 (0.0)0.008
 19 (30.0)21 (70.0)
 215 (50.0)6 (20.0)
 36 (20.0)3 (10.0)
6th minute Bromage
 09 (30.0)12 (40.0)0.714
 116 (53.3)14 (46.7)
 25 (16.7)4 (13.3)
 30 (0.0)0 (0.0)

The maximum levels of sensory and motor block
Maximum Bromage Scale 0-1-2-3, ()0-3-17-100-4-19-70.676
Peak level of sensory blockT7 (T4–T10)T7 (T4–T10)0.753

< 0.05 (between Group O and Group N) 120th minute the levels of sensory and motor block.

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.