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Table 2 Postoperative outcomes

From: Postoperative glucocorticoid enhances recovery after endovascular aortic repair for chronic type B aortic dissection: a single-center experience

Outcomes DXM (n = 52) N-DXM (n = 40) P
Pain score on the second day 3.60 ± 0.21 4.83 ± 0.32 0.001
Postoperative hospital stay, days 6.21 ± 0.44 6.48 ± 0.36 0.658
Postoperative adverse events, n (%)    0.313
 Adverse cardiac events 0 3 (7.5)  
 Adverse cerebrovascular events 1 (1.9) 0  
3-month follow-up, n (%)    0.718
 Type I endoleak 0 1 (2.5)  
 Type II endoleak 1 (1.9) 1 (2.5)  
  1. DXM dexamethasone group, N-DXM non-dexamethasone group