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Table 3 GEDV and GEDVI according to comorbidities and preoperative medication

From: Global end-diastolic volume acquired by transpulmonary thermodilution depends on age and gender in awake and spontaneously breathing patients

  GEDV [ml]   GEDVI [ml/m2]  
Comorbidities yes no P value yes no P value
  mean (SD) mean (SD)   mean (SD) mean (SD)  
Hypertension 1384 (288) 1276 (317) 0.100 717 (140) 684 (135) 0.281
Myocardial infarction 1660 (172) 1299 (309) 0.056 810 (69) 691 (69) 0.082
Stroke 1754 (224) 1296 (304) 0.064 866 (101) 689 (13) 0.086
Adipositas 1378 (261) 1301 (317) 0.390 650 (87) 700 (141) 0.115
Smoker 1252 (255) 1313 (338) 0.467 659 (91) 697 (146) 0.230
Medication       
ACE-inhibitors 1441 (304) 1279 (313) 0.051 719 (144) 689 (135) 0.417
β-blockers 1389 (256) 1292 (321) 0.179 725 (140) 687 (136) 0.310
Proton pump inhibitors 1240 (239) 1337 (333) 0.111 665 (100) 706 (148) 0.117
Anticonvulsives 1223 (263) 1331 (319) 0.134 666 (128) 701 (139) 0.299
Diuretics 1426 (332) 1291 (305) 0.171 690 (133) 722 (158) 0.475
Ca2+antagonists 1571 (338) 1290 (302) 0.072 788 (168) 688 (133) 0.210
Steroids 1375 (378) 1271 (259) 0.148 723 (163) 677 (116) 0.137
Statins 1619 (305) 1293 (278) 0.057 849 (124) 686 (133) 0.041
  1. ACE = angiotensin converting enzyme; GEDV = global end-diastolic volume; GEDVI = global end-diastolic volume index; SD = standard deviation.