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Table 1 Demographic data and patients’ outcomes

From: Leg elevation decreases the incidence of post-spinal hypotension in cesarean section: a randomized controlled trial

  LE group (n = 75) Control group (n = 75) P value
Age (years) 29 ± 4 30 ± 4 0.13
Weight (Kg) 69 ± 7 72 ± 8 0.02*
Time from SAB to delivery of the foetus (minutes) 15.4 ± 6.3 15.9 ± 6.8 0.64
Total infused volume (mL) 1790 ± 408 1865 ± 450 0.29
Urine output (mL) 570 ± 90 590 ± 69 0.12
Blood loss (mL) 772 ± 165 820 ± 190 0.1
Incidence of hypotension 26(34.7%) 44(58.7%) 0.005*
Ephedrine consumption (mg) 4.9 ± 7.8 10 ± 11 0.001*
Nausea & vomiting 8(10.7%) 14(18.7%) 0.24
Incidence of bradycardia 4(5.3%) 7(9.3%) 0.53
Hypotensive episodes 0.014*
 One 17(22%) 23(30%)
 Two 8(10%) 15(20%)
 Three 1(1.3%) 6(8%)
  1. LE leg elevation, SAB subarachnoid block, NS not significant
  2. *denotes statistical significance (P value < 0.05)
  3. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation and frequency (%)