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Table 4 Arterial blood gases (mean ± SEM) pre-arrest and during the post-resuscitation phase

From: Effects of an angiotensin II antagonist on organ perfusion during the post-resuscitation phase in pigs

  Group Pre-arrest Post-resuscitation phase Friedmann
    5 min 30 min 90 min 240 min  
pH TELM     7.47 ± 0.01     7.33 ± 0.02*   7.34 ± 0.02   7.45 ± 0.01     7.50 ± 0.01* P < 0.0001
  Control     7.47 ± 0.01     7.34 ± 0.02*   7.39 ± 0.02   7.44 ± 0.01   7.49 ± 0.01 P < 0.001
PaO2 TELM   433 ± 10 424 ± 20 423 ± 24 444 ± 16 425 ± 14 ns
   (mmHg) Control 434 ± 8 426 ± 15 433 ± 18 442 ± 18 439 ± 13 ns
PaCO2 TELM   37.8 ± 0.3 39.4 ± 2.4 42.7 ± 1.6 37.9 ± 0.4 38.8 ± 0.4 P < 0.05
   (mmHg) Control   39.2 ± 0.9 42.6 ± 2.3 41.8 ± 1.1 39.1 ± 1.2 38.0 ± 0.6 P < 0.05
BE TELM     4.0 ± 0.5   -4.6 ± 1.0* -2.0 ± 1.1   2.4 ± 0.8     6.2 ± 0.4* P < 0.00001
  Control     4.4 ± 0.3   -2.5 ± 0.4* -0.2 ± 0.8   2.6 ± 1.3   5.4 ± 0.9 P < 0.001
  1. ns = not significant. PaO2 = arterial partial pressure of oxygen; PaCO2 = arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide. *P < 0.05 vs pre-arrest values by Wilcoxon matched pairs test.