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Table 1 Baseline and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) characteristics between male and female rats in the normothermic control group

From: Interaction between gender and post resuscitation interventions on neurological outcome in an asphyxial rat model of cardiac arrest

Measurement Male (n = 20) Female (n = 20) p value
Body weight (g) 291.9 ± 24.9 236.9 ± 24.4 < 0.001
Heart rate (BPM) 430.5 ± 43.6 418.8 ± 27.8 0.317
MAP (mmHg) 131.1 ± 10.6 132.3 ± 8.3 0.704
Temperature (℃) 36.9 ± 0.1 36.9 ± 0.2 0.257
Asphyxia time (s) 175.2 ± 26.7 174.6 ± 31.3 0.948
CPR duration (s) 76.3 ± 17.4 82.6 ± 23.3 0.340
Defibrillations (n) 0.1 ± 0.2 0 ± 0 0.330
Pentobarbital (mg) 37.6 ± 5.7 28.2 ± 4.7 < 0.001
Epinephrine (µg) 5.8 ± 0.5 4.7 ± 0.5 < 0.001
  1. BPM Beats per minute, MAP mean arterial pressure