Table 1: Patient characteristics of two groups.

M groupP groupP

Age (year) mean ± SD51.24 ± 5.8049.94 ± 5.530.25

Gender0.47
 Male NO. (%)28 (56%)29.0 (58%)
 Female NO. (%)22 (44%)21.0 (42%)

CTP class0.34
 B NO. (%)31.00 (62%)30.0 (60%)
 C NO. (%)19.00 (38%)20.0 (40%)

Weight (kg) mean ± SD73.02 ± 9.4172.92 ± 8.880.96

Type of endoscopic intervention0.22
 Diagnostic NO. (%)26 (52%)25 (50%)
 Sclerotherapy NO. (%)14 (28%)17 (34%)
 Band ligation NO. (%)10 (20%)8 (16%)

Duration of endoscope (min) mean ± SD20.00 ± 5.8020.90 ± 6.680.47

Time for complete recovery (min) mean ± SD40.90 ± 11.9036.60 ± 12.430.08

Time for discharge (min) mean ± SD64.00 ± 14.9861.80 ± 17.370.50