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Table 4 Frequency of hypotension events after surgery

From: Efficacy of programmed intermittent bolus epidural analgesia in thoracic surgery: a randomized controlled trial

  PIB (n = 21) CEI (n = 21) P-value
n (%) n (%)
20% less than baseline SBP
 0-12 h 7(3.3) 1(0.5) 0.018
 12-24 h 6(9.5) 3(4.7) 0.26
 24-36 h 6(9.5) 4(6.3) 0.47
SBP less than 90 mmHg
 0-12 h 10(4.8) 4(1.9) 0.0495
 12-24 h 5(7.9) 0(0.0) 0.017
 24-36 h 4(6.3) 1(1.6) 0.15