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Table 1 Demographic of patients involved in the warming study

From: Water warming garment versus forced air warming system in prevention of intraoperative hypothermia during liver transplantation: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN32154832]

  Forced Air Warmer (N = 12) Water Garment Warmer (N = 12)
Age (years) 49.8 ± 6 51.1 ± 5 (NS)
Gender (M/F) 7/5 6/6 (NS)
Weight (kg) 72.6 ± 5.6 80.1 ± 7.9 (NS)
Height (cm) 171 ± 15 168 ± 18 (NS)
Preoperative temperature (°C) 36.44 ± 0.4 36.55 ± 0.2 (NS)
Preoperative blood pressure (mmHg)   
Systolic 112 ± 19 108 ± 21 (NS)
Diastolic 55 ± 9 59 ± 11 (NS)
Preoperative heat rate (beats/min) 97 ± 21 89 ± 17 (NS)
Ambient OR temperature (°C) 20.4 ± 1.4 20.4 ± 1.5 (NS)
Length of operation (hrs) 7.3 ± 2.1 6.9 ± 1.9 (NS)
Warm ischemia time (min) 47.2 ± 5.9 45.4 ± 6.2 (NS)
Ambient SICU temperature (°C) 23.1 ± 0.9 22.8 ± 0.9 (NS)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. NS – non significant differences between groups