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Table 4 cTnI levels

From: Cardioprotective effect of remote ischemic preconditioning with postconditioning on donor hearts in patients undergoing heart transplantation: a single-center, double-blind, randomized controlled trial

  RIPC + RIPostC (n = 60) Control (n = 60) P value
T1 (before surgery) 0.05(0.26, 0.11) 0.04(0.02, 0.97) 0.34
T2 (3 h after aortic declamping) 44.08 ± 32.19 51.99 ± 36.53 0.26
T3 (6 h after aortic declamping) 38.87 ± 31.81 69.30 ± 34.13 0.02
T4 (12 h after aortic declamping) 33.64 ± 31.79 43.7 ± 32.95 0.13
T5 (24 h after aortic declamping) 30.17 ± 26.34 31.40 ± 26.21 0.74
  1. Data are number of median(quartiles) or mean ± SD. cTnI, cardiac troponin I; RIPC, remote ischemic preconditioning; RIPostC, remote ischemic postconditioning