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Table 1

From: Propofol sedation reduces contraction and motion of diaphragm in humans: preliminary results

Variable Baseline Sedation Awakening Pvalue
Thickness end inspiration (mm) 3.25 (0.21) a2.66 (0.20) b,c3.22 (0.30) <0.001*
Thickness end expiration (mm) 2.11 (0.20) d2.00 (0.15) 2.07 (0.15) 0.112*
Thickening fraction 0.54 (0.07) e0.36 (0.10) f,g0.49 (0.11) <0.001*
Diaphragmatic motion (mm) 18.66 (2.23) h13.27 (4.93) 15.31 (0.40) 0.055
Diaphragmatic motion forced (mm) 54.61 (19.34) - 56.34 (13.75) 0.298
  1. aP < 0.001 versus baseline. bP = 0.043 versus baseline. cP < 0.001 versus sedation.
  2. dP = 0.030 versus baseline. eP =0.012 versus baseline. fP =0.353 versus baseline.
  3. gP = 0.041 versus sedation. hP = 0.022 versus baseline.