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Table 2 Baseline parameters and therapeutic interventions

From: Esophageal Doppler-guided fluid management decreases blood lactate levels in multiple-trauma patients: a randomized controlled trial

Parameters Doppler group (n = 80) Control group (n = 82) p
Mean arterial pressure (mm Hg) 65 (60–71) 65 (55–75) 0.71
Central venous pressure (mm Hg) 7.1 ± 2.1 6.8 ± 2.1 0.34
Lactate (mmol/l) 4.2 (3.2–5.2) 3.9 (3.0–4.7) 0.08
Intervention    
   Norepinephrine (patients) 58 (73%) 57 (70%) 0.73
   Norepinephrine (μg/kg per minute) 0.23 (0.14–0.60) 0.21 (0.12–0.41) 0.25
  1. Values are presented as absolute (percentage) or mean ± standard deviation or median (interquartile range).