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Table 2 Intraoperative haemodynamics

From: The effects of intravenous lignocaine on depth of anaesthesia and intraoperative haemodynamics during open radical prostatectomy

  Lignocaine
(n = 37)
Saline
(n = 38)
95% CI p value
Average blood pressure (mmHg)
 Systolic 121.7 (6.1) 128.0 (6.4) 3.5 to 9.2 <0.001
 Diastolic 70.2 (6.7) 72.1 (6.2) −1.1 to 4.9 0.2
 Mean 80.3 (4.9) 85.1 (5.4) −1.1 to 4.9 0.2
Heart rate (beats/min)
 Highest 97.5 (7.1) 103.8 (9.7) 2.4 to 10.3 <0.001
 Lowest 52.1 (7.7) 59.0 (7.4) 3.3 to 10.3 <0.001
 Mean 74.9 (1.8) 81.5 (1.7) 4.1 to 9.1 <0.001
 Number of patients requiring vasopressor use (ephedrine or metaraminol) 22 (59%) 15 (39%) −26.5 to 42.6 0.1
 Intraoperative temperature (°C) 35.5 (0.5) 35.6 (0.5) −0.34 to 0.14 0.41
 Average bispectral index (%) 43.4 (6.0) 49.8 (8.3) 0.34 to 0.14 0.13
  1. Values are mean (SD) and number (proportion)