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Table 3 Renal and electrolytes changes

From: Effects of terlipressin infusion during hepatobiliary surgery on systemic and splanchnic haemodynamics, renal function and blood loss: a double-blind, randomized clinical trial

variables Timing Group T N = 25 Group C N = 25 P value
Urine output (ml/kg/hr.) Intraoperative 1.88 (0.6–8.7) 1.12 (0.5–3.8) 0.017¥
1st postoperative day 1.00 (0.60–5.70) 0.93 (0.51–2.80) 0.029¥
2nd postoperative day 1.25 (0.60–4.90) 1.10 (0.48–2.00) 0.048¥
3rd postoperative day 2.00 (1.00–4.60) 1.20 (0.60–3.60) 0.005¥
Urea (mmol/L) Preoperative 4.4 (3.0–7.5) 5.1 (1.7–16.8) 0.75
1st postoperative day 3.9 (2.3–8.8) 5.0 (1.9–11.0) 0.23
2nd postoperative day 5.9 (3.2–15.0) * 5.3 (2.1–14.0) 0.39
3rd postoperative day 5.6 (3.3–17.0) * 5.3 (3.3–18.0) 0.59
Creatinine (μmol/L) Preoperative 62.8 ± 11.2 73.5 ± 28.6 0.09
1st postoperative day 58.3 ± 20.7 68.7 ± 20.5 0.08
2nd postoperative day 65.4 ± 21.4 77.2 ± 40.0 0.20
3rd postoperative day 60.6 ± 15.8 66.0 ± 33.5 0.42
Na+ (mmol/L) Preoperative 137.7 ± 3.9 139.5 ± 3.8 0.10
1st postoperative day 137.8 ± 4.3 139.8 ± 3.3 0.08
2nd postoperative day 137.4 ± 2.8 137.9 ± 6.6 0.75
3rd postoperative day 137.0 ± 2.9 138.2 ± 4.1 0.27
K+ (mmol/L) Preoperative 3.7 ± 0.4 3.8 ± 0.5 0.16
1st postoperative day 3.7 ± 0.6 3.9 ± 0.6 0.22
2nd postoperative day 3.5 ± 0.4 3.6 ± 0.7 0.74
3rd postoperative day 3.4 ± 0.6* 3.5 ± 0.6* 0.51
AKI incidence 1 (4%) 2(8%) 0.51
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD or median (range). AKI acute kidney injury. P-value < 0.05 was considered statistically significant. (*) significant difference in comparison to the baseline value within the same group. (¥) significant difference between the two groups