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Table 2 EMG values and time per group analyzed

From: Respiratory muscle activity after spontaneous, neostigmine- or sugammadex-enhanced recovery of neuromuscular blockade: a double blind prospective randomized controlled trial

Group EMGdi (μV) EMGintercostal (μV) Time analysed (min)
Shallow/saline 3.7 (1.7–7.7) 2.4 (1.4–4.5) 3.0 (2.5–9.0)
Shallow/sugammadex 4.5 (2.1–8.0) 2.2 (1.2–4.7) 5.5 (3.5–7.0)
Moderate/neostigmine 3.2 (0.9–7.3) 1.5 (1.1–2.5) 4.0 (3.0–8.0)
Moderate/sugammadex 2.9 (1.3–5.3) 2.2 (1.3–4.5) 7.5 (5.0–10.0)
Deep/sugammadex 4.4 (1.9–7.5) 1.8 (1.1–3.7) 4.5 (3.0–10.0)
  1. Data expressed as median with interquartile ranges
  2. EMGdi = diaphragm electromyographic activity; EMGintercostal = intercostal electromyographic activity; μV = microvolt