Skip to main content

Table 1 Postoperative fitness and PWB score of the animals

From: Melatonin treatment of pigs with acute pancreatitis reduces inflammatory reaction of pancreatic tissue and enhances fitness score of pigs: experimental research

  Postoperative
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Fitness score
 Group 1 (melatonin) 2 (1–4) 3 (2–4) 2 (1–4) 3 (1–4) 3 (1–4) 3 (2–4) 3.5 (2–4)
 Group 2 (non-melantonin) 2 (0–3) 2 (0–3) 2 (0–4) 2.5 (0–4) 3 (0–4) 3 (0–4) 3 (0–4)
p p = 0.793 p = 0.034 p = 0.959 p = 0.188 p = 0.013 p = 0.173 p = 0.003
PWB score
 Group 1 (melatonin) 31.5 (21.-45) 37 (28–45) 36 (23–48) 41.5 (32–48) 42.5 (35–47) 43 (32–48) 45.5 (33–48)
 Group 2 (non-melantonin) 31 (0–39 33.5 (0–41) 33 (0–44) 34 (0–43) 34.5 (0–46) 35 (0–43 33.5 (0–42)
p p = 0.689 p = 0.745 p = 0.256 p = 0.003 p < 0.001 p = 0.001 p = 0.003