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Table 2 Arterial blood gas measurements

From: Evaluation of coronary blood flow velocity during cardiac arrest with circulation maintained through mechanical chest compressions in a porcine model

Variable Baseline 10 min P-value ROSC 20 min P-value
  Arterial Arterial   Arterial  
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD  
pH 7.350 ± 0.026 7.257 ± 0.060 0.012 7.287 ± 0.050 0.014
PCO2 5.8 ± 0.63 6.5 ± 1.30 ns 6.4 ± 0.83 ns
PO2 14.3 ± 6.9 27.5 ± 18.6 ns 48.75 ± 17.7 0.042
ABE -1.7 ± 1.4 -6.0 ± 1.4 0.002 -3.97 ± 1.6 ns
Lactate 1.42 ± 0.47 4.35 ± 1.33 0.02 3.86 ± 1.02 0.002
Hb 108 ± 10 120 ± 11 ns 114 ± 10 ns
Na 137 ± 2,1 136 ± 2.7 ns 136 ± 2.8 ns
K 3.96 ± 0.24 4.59 ± 0.89 ns 3.86 ± 0.34 ns
Ca 1.33 ± 0.04 1.35 ± 0.06 ns 1.27 ± 0.05 ns
Glucos 6.6 ± 1.4 11.5 ± 2.2 0.002 11.79 ± 3.15 0.008
  1. Measurements of blood gas, electrolytes, hemoglobin, hematocrit, lactate and glucose at base line and after ten minutes of mechanical chest compressions. Data are presented as Mean ± SD, n = 10. ns = not significant.