Pain Research and Management / 2021 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Ultrasound-Guided Pudendal Nerve Block Combined with Propofol Deep Sedation versus Spinal Anesthesia for Hemorrhoidectomy: A Prospective Randomized Study

Table 2

Pain scores at 3, 6, 12, 24, 36, and 48 hours after surgery.

Group SA (n = 60)Group PNB (n = 58)-value

VAS scores at rest (0–10)
 3 h postoperatively2.42 ± 1.221.03 ± 0.670.001
 6 h2.38 ± 1.121.08 ± 0.600.000
 12 h3.98 ± 1.192.09 ± 0.880.000
 24 h3.00 ± 1.042.03 ± 0.920.000
 36 h2.68 ± 0.931.88 ± 0.700.000
 48 h2.43 ± 0.851.50 ± 0.500.000
VAS scores on walking (0–10)
 12 h postoperatively5.40 ± 1.333.38 ± 0.810.000
 24 h3.86 ± 1.262.62 ± 1.130.000
 36 h3.30 ± 1.012.17 ± 0.750.000
 48 h2.63 ± 0.901.79 ± 0.640.000

Values are shown as mean ± SD; Group SA: the patients received spinal anesthesia; Group PNB: the patients received bilateral pudendal nerve block combined with propofol sedation; VAS: visual analogue score.