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Table 2 Biochemistry at the beginning and the end of experiment

From: Lung and 'end organ' injury due to mechanical ventilation in animals: comparison between the prone and supine positions

  Supine position Prone position P value
Urea (mg/dl)
   Baseline 34.9 ± 11.5 43.4 ± 6.5 NS
   90 minutes 41.1 ± 7.3 37.1 ± 8.4 NS
   P value NS NS  
Creatinine (mg/dl)
   Baseline 0.62 ± 0.1 0.48 ± 0.11 NS
   90 minutes 0.55 ± 0.08 0.53 ± 0.1 NS
   P value NS NS  
aspartate aminotransferase (IU/l)
   Baseline 94 ± 21 98 ± 25 NS
   90 minutes 147 ± 19 84 ± 27 <0.05
   P value <0.05 NS  
alanine aminotransferase (IU/l)
   Baseline 14 ± 6 16 ± 7 NS
   90 minutes 27 ± 8 15 ± 9 <0.05
   P value <0.05 NS  
γ-Glutamyl transpeptidase (IU/l)
   Baseline 26 ± 18 29 ± 24 NS
   90 minutes 33 ± 22 25 ± 23 NS
   P value NS NS