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Table 3 Post hoc analysis between anesthesia methods and postoperative outcome

From: Impeding factors of early rehabilitation postoperatively after rheumatoid toe arthroplasty: a single-center retrospective cohort study

  Anesthesia methods P value
  GA GA + IVPCA GA + Epi GA + PNB
N 33 115 30 62  
Infeasibility of walking rehabilitation on the first POD 11 (33.3%) 51 (44.3%) 14 (46.7%) 11 (17.7%) 0.0029
Incidence of PONV before rehabilitation, n (%) 7 (21.2%) 56 (48.7%) 8 (26.7%) 7 (11.3%) < 0.0001
Number of rescue analgesics administered during the first 3 PODs 1 [1–4] 1 [0–4] 1 [0–3.25] 2[0–3] 0.32
  1. Data are presented as median [interquartile range] or number (%)
  2. GA general anesthesia, IVPCA intravenous patient-controlled analgesia, Epi epidural anesthesia, PNB peripheral nerve block, POD postoperative day, PONV postoperative nausea and vomiting