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Table 5 Hepatic venous 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 hep ven TELM   7.42 ± 0.01     7.21 ± 0.02*   7.29 ± 0.02   7.40 ± 0.01   7.44 ± 0.01 P < 0.0001
  Control   7.42 ± 0.01     7.24 ± 0.01*   7.31 ± 0.01   7.39 ± 0.01   7.43 ± 0.01 P < 0.001
PHVO2 TELM 37.9 ± 1.6 29.4 ± 3.2 36.3 ± 1.8 34.4 ± 3.8 33.4 ± 1.7 ns
   (mmHg) Control 34.7 ± 2.8 28.2 ± 3.3 31.7 ± 2.3 31.2 ± 2.0 29.1 ± 2.9 ns
PHVCO2 TELM 45.1 ± 1.1   57.7 ± 1.7* 52.1 ± 2.4 45.7 ± 1.1 45.9 ± 0.8 P < 0.0001
   (mmHg) Control 46.3 ± 1.5   58.9 ± 1.6* 54.0 ± 1.6 47.2 ± 0.8 45.8 ± 0.9 P < 0.001
BE TELM   4.5 ± 0.5   -5.3 ± 1.0* -1.8 ± 1.1   2.9 ± 1.3   6.1 ± 0.6 P < 0.0001
  Control   4.9 ± 0.4   -3.1 ± 0.4* +0.1 ± 0.9   4.0 ± 1.4   5.7 ± 1.0 P < 0.001
  1. pH hep ven = hepatic venous pH; PHVO2 = hepatic venous partial pressure of oxygen; PHVCO2 = hepatic venous partial pressure of carbon dioxide; BE = base excess; TELM = angiotensin II antagonist telmisartan; ns = not significant. *P < 0.05 vs pre-arrest values by Wilcoxon matched pairs test.