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Table 3 Comparison of the two techniques during the IPP (20 min) based on hemodynamic and biophysical parameters

From: Surgical versus percutaneous isolated pelvic perfusion (IPP) for advanced melanoma: comparison in terms of melphalan pharmacokinetic pelvic bio-availability

Technique Surgical Percutaneous MW
Median IQR Median IQR p value
Blood flow (ml/min) 112.5 (111.5 to 120.5) 120 (103.5 to 124.5) 0.754
Withdrawal pressure (mmHg) −20 (−25 to −8) −37 (−98 to −35) 0.076
Infusion pressure (mmHg) 101 (94 to 111.5) 114 (109.5 to 120) 0.251
Rectal temperature (°C) 37.5 (36.8 to 37.7) 37.5 (37 to 37.8) 0.602
Esophageal temperature (°C) 36 (35.5 to 36.2) 36.5 (35.7 to 36.4) 0.462
  1. MW Mann–Whitney test