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Table 4 General condition and comfort of patients after the surgery

From: Comparison of dexmedetomidine vs. remifentanil combined with sevoflurane during radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: a randomized controlled trial

  Remifentanil (n = 47) Dexmedetomidine (n = 47) P
Disorientation 5 (10.64) 5 (10.64) 1.000
Sore throat 8 (17.02) 9 (19.15) 1.000
Hoarseness 2 (4.26) 3 (6.38) 1.000
Headache 0 (0.00) 1 (2.13) 1.000
Dizziness 3 (6.38) 4 (8.51) 1.000
Uncomfortable 2 (4.26) 4 (8.51) 0.677
Cold 0 (0.00) 3 (6.38) 0.242
Nausea 2 (4.26) 7 (14.89) 0.158
Vomiting 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)
Intraoperative awareness 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)
  1. Values expressed as number of patients with percentages in parentheses