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Table 2 Hemodynamic variables of study patients

From: Phenylephrine versus norepinephrine for initial hemodynamic support of patients with septic shock: a randomized, controlled trial

  Baseline 12 hours P value
Pulmonary artery occlusion pressure (mmHg)    1.000
   Phenylephrine 15 ± 2 17 ± 3*  
   Norepinephrine 15 ± 2 17 ± 3*  
Right atrial pressure (mmHg)    0.902
   Phenylephrine 13 ± 3 15 ± 3*  
   Norepinephrine 13 ± 3 14 ± 3*  
Mean pulmonary arterial pressure (mmHg)    0.521
   Phenylephrine 28 ± 9 33 ± 11*  
   Norepinephrine 27 ± 5 30 ± 4*  
Pulmonary vascular resistance index (dyne·s/cm5/m2)    0.330
   Phenylephrine 293 ± 253 348 ± 296*  
   Norepinephrine 235 ± 103 264 ± 105  
Right ventricular stroke work index (g/m2/beat)    0.564
   Phenylephrine 9 ± 5 12 ± 7*  
   Norepinephrine 8 ± 4 11 ± 4*  
Left ventricular stroke work index (g/m2/beat)    0.721
   Phenylephrine 25 ± 11 35 ± 14*  
   Norepinephrine 25 ± 8 37 ± 9*  
Stroke volume index (g/m2/beat)    0.963
   Phenylephrine 45 ± 18 49 ± 19  
   Norepinephrine 46 ± 13 50 ± 11  
Cardiac troponin I (ng/ml)    0.854
   Phenylephrine 1.0 ± 0.9 1.1 ± 0.9  
   Norepinephrine 0.9 ± 0.9 1.1 ± 0.8  
  1. *P < 0.05 versus baseline (significant time effect).