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Table 3 Secondary efficacy endpoints

From: Palonosetron versus ondansetron as rescue medication for postoperative nausea and vomiting: a randomized, multicenter, open-label study

  Palonosetron (n = 48) Ondansetron (n = 50) Difference,% p-value
   (95%CI)
  n (%) n (%)   
Complete response     
  0-72 h 15 (31.3) 13 (26.0) 5.3 (-12.6, 23.1) 0.57
  0-24 h 15 (31.3) 15 (30.0) 1.3 (-17.0, 19.5) 0.89
  24-72 h 43 (89.6) 41 (82.0) 7.6 (-6.1, 21.3) 0.29
No emesis     
  0-72 h 34 (70.8) 26 (52.0) 18.8 (-0.06, 37.7) 0.057
  0-24 h 34 (70.8) 29 (58.0) 12.8 (-5.9, 31.6) 0.19
  24-72 h 45 (93.8) 44 (88.0) 5.8 (-5.6, 17.1) 0.33
No additional rescue medication     
  0-72 h 18 (37.5) 22 (44.0) -6.5 (-25.9, 12.9) 0.52
  0-24 h 18 (37.5) 23 (46.0) -8.5 (-28.0, 11.0) 0.40
  24-72 h 44 (91.7) 43 (86.0) 5.7 (-6.7, 18.1) 0.38
  1. Abbreviation: CI confidence interval.