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Research Article

Open versus Laparoscopic Surgery: Does the Surgical Technique Influence Pain Outcome? Results from an International Registry

Table 2

Frequencies, mean, SD, and significant difference for type of surgery.

ItemOpen surgeryLaparoscopic surgeryMann-Whitney test
MSDMSD value

Worst pain14045.08 2.911425.562.550.131
Least pain14031.61 1.721411.971.740.012
Pain interfering with activities in bed23854.75 3.051355.043.030.345
Pain interfering with activities out of bed22613.93 3.00117§4.272.940.261
Being anxious33992.23 2.911392.552.970.207
Being helpless33962.13 2.951342.403.140.475
Being satisfied with the result of pain treatment43808.29 2.031368.042.000.076

0 = no pain to 10 = worst pain possible; 20 = did not interfere to 10 = completely interfered; 30 = not at all to 10 = extremely; 40 = extremely dissatisfied to 10 = extremely satisfied.
Lower total because this item was scored only by the patients that had been out of bed.

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