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Table 3 Baseline and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) characteristics between male and female rats in the hydrogen inhalation 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) 288.3 ± 24.0 236.5 ± 21.8 < 0.001
Heart rate (BPM) 433.8 ± 37.5 418.3 ± 48.8 0.267
MAP (mmHg) 133.2 ± 7.9 131.7 ± 8.4 0.551
Temperature (℃) 37.0 ± 0.1 36.9 ± 0.1 0.253
Asphyxia time (s) 170.9 ± 21.1 172.9 ± 30.1 0.809
CPR duration (s) 84.5 ± 16.2 78.8 ± 14.6 0.254
Defibrillations (n) 0.1 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.7 0.764
Pentobarbital (mg) 37.3 ± 11.6 26.4 ± 3.5 < 0.001
Epinephrine (µg) 5.8 ± 0.5 4.7 ± 0.4 < 0.001
  1. BPM Beats per minute, MAP mean arterial pressure