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Table 4 Electrolytes

From: THAM reduces CO2-associated increase in pulmonary vascular resistance – an experimental study in lung-injured piglets

Parameter Group Start 60 min 180 min 360 min
[Na+] (mmol/L) NT 134 (1) 134 (1) 132 (2) 130 (2)
1T 134 (2) 129 (2)a 134 (1) 135 (1)a
3T 132 (2)a,b 125 (2)a,b 125 (2)a,b 138 (3)a,b
[K+] (mmol/L) NT 4.3 (0.2) 4.6 (0.2) 5.2 (0.4) 5.5 (0.6)
1T 4.5 (0.2) 5.1 (0.3)a 5.0 (0.3) 5.2 (0.4)
3T 4.3 (0.3) 5.0 (0.3) 5.9 (0.3)a,b 4.8 (0.5)
[Ca2+] (mmol/L) NT 1.43 (0.17) 1.51 (0.16) 1.35 (0.11) 1.29 (0.11)
1T 1.43 (0.14) 1.33 (0.19)a 1.36 (0.14) 1.28 (0.13)
3T 1.25 (0.06)b 1.21 (0.04)a 1.01 (0.06)a,b 1.09 (0.05)a,b
[Cl] (mmol/L) NT 101 (2) 99 (1) 98 (2) 93 (3)
1T 101 (1) 98 (1) 97 (3) 93 (2)
3T 104 (3) 99 (1) 96 (2) 94 (2)
  1. Abbreviations: [Ca2+] arterial calcium concentration, [Cl] arterial chloride concentration, [K+] arterial potassium concentration, [Na+] arterial sodium concentration, NT control animals that did not receive THAM, 1T group that received THAM infusion for 1 h, 3T group that received THAM infusion for 3 h, THAM Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
  2. The time points refer to time after start of THAM infusion or corresponding time points in the controls (NT)
  3. Values are mean (standard deviation)
  4. aValue is different from NT group
  5. bValue is different from 1T group