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Table 2 Baseline and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) characteristics between male and female rats in the targeted temperature management 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) 308.7 ± 26.6 245.7 ± 14.3 < 0.001
Heart rate (BPM) 413.9 ± 52.0 407.1 ± 41.1 0.649
MAP (mmHg) 127.4 ± 13.9 125.1 ± 15.7 0.635
Temperature (℃) 37.0 ± 0.2 37.0 ± 0.3 0.639
Asphyxia time (s) 188.5 ± 43.4 179.4 ± 32.9 0.457
CPR duration (s) 82.2 ± 16.7 75.7 ± 20.9 0.289
Defibrillations (n) 0.1 ± 0.3 0 ± 0 0.163
Pentobarbital (mg) 40.0 ± 9.2 29.7 ± 4.2 < 0.001
Epinephrine (µg) 6.2 ± 0.5 4.9 ± 0.3 < 0.001
  1. BPM Beats per minute, MAP mean arterial pressure