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Table 2 Comparison of selected variables in thiamylal group and propofol group

From: The effects of intravenous anesthetics on QT interval during anesthetic induction with desflurane

Variable Group T1 T2 T3 T4 T5
ETdes
(vol%)
T     3.6 (3.1–3.8 [2.7–3.9]) 4.5 (4.3–4.7 [4.0–5.0])
P     3.3 (3.0–3.6 [2.8–3.9]) 4.3 (4.0–4.6 [3.7–5.0])
BIS T 97 (94–97 [92–98]) 95 (92–97 [76–98]) 45 (35–55 [21–78])* 61 (49–68 [39–76])* 57 (50–61 [39–76])*
P 95 (90–97 [91–98]) 95 (91–97 [87–98]) 51 (45–66 [37–88])* 40 (34–46 [26–64])* 39 (35–44 [39–76])*
HR
(min− 1)
T 69 (63–82 [46–103]) 67 (58–83 [49–109]) 73 (63–76 [59–101]) 69 (64–73 [57–88]) 68 (64–75 [52–112])
P 70 (62–79 [53–108]) 67 (61–74 [56–101]) 64 (59–73 [55–101]) 68 (58–76 [53–87]) 66 (61–72 [49–96])
MAP
(mmHg)
T 93 (86–104 [71–125]) 95 (90–98 [81–142]) 89 (82–99 [69–116])* 81 (72–88 [58–107])* 81 (74–90 [63–140])*
P 94 (81–102 [74–139]) 90 (83–96 [70–125]) 76 (64–84 [59–102])#* 69 (62–78 [51–107])#* 71 (64–85 [56–112])#*
QTcD
(ms)
T 52 (39–55 [24–74]) 48 (42–62 [22–79]) 44 (34–55 [24–80]) 43 (34–56 [20–96]) 44 (38–56 [22–72])
P 40 (34–53 [29–57]) 41 (32–58 [28–90]) 48 (42–62 [20–82]) 39 (32–48 [22–75]) 40 (31–45 [24–64])
  1. Values are median (IQR [range])
  2. T1 before fentanyl injection (baseline), T2 2 min after fentanyl injection, T3 1 min after propofol or thiamylal injection, T4 immediately before intubation, T5 2 min after intubation, ETdes end-tidal desflurane concentration, BIS bispectral index score, HR heart rate, MAP mean arterial pressure, QTcD heart rate-corrected QT interval dispersion
  3. *p < 0.05 vs. T1 values or T4 values (in ETdes); #p < 0.05 vs. thiamylal group