Table 3

Donor postoperative recovery

ODN (n=34)LDN (n=20)p Value
Values are mean (SD).
Actual return to work (weeks)12 (6)5 (3)0.0001
    Range2–242–8
Driving a car (weeks)6 (4)2 (1.5)0.0001
    Range1–161–6
Shopping (weeks)5 (3)2 (1.5)0.0001
    Range1–141–6
Exercising (weeks)11 (7)4 (2)0.0001
    Range2–262–8