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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Continuous erector spinae plane block versus intercostal nerve block in patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Baseline characteristics Control (n=12) Intervention (n=12)
Age, years; mean ± SD 66.50 ± 8.44 71.33 ± 9.00
Females; n (%) 10 (83.33) 7 (58.33)
BMI, kg m-2; mean ± SD 25.10 ± 5.16 28.34 ± 4.03
Weight, kg; mean ± SD 66.37 ± 20.14 77.81 ± 13.21
ASA 3a; n (%) 7 (58.33) 7 (58.33)
ASA 4a; n (%) 5 (41.67) 5 (41.67)
  1. aThere were no participants belonging to ASA categories of 1, 2, or 5. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, BMI body mass index