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Table 3 Comparisons of the severity of nausea in the three groups

From: The effectiveness of ramosetron and ondansetron for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a randomized controlled trial

  Ramosetron (n = 39) Ondansetron (n = 43) Control (n = 40) p value
0–6 h 2.9 ± 3.5 2.0 ± 3.2 2.5 ± 3.1 0.725
6–24 h 0.4 ± 1.3* 1.1 ± 2.5 1.7 ± 2.4 0.003
24–48 h 0.1 ± 0.5 0.2 ± 0.8 0.3 ± 1.3 0.416
  1. Values are mean ± SD in parentheses using the VAS, where 0 indicates no nausea and 10 the worst imaginable nausea.
  2. *p < 0.05 compared with group C