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Table 2 Intraoperative characteristics of the phenylephrine, norepinephrine and control group

From: Effects of continuous infusion of phenylephrine vs. norepinephrine on parturients and fetuses under LiDCOrapid monitoring: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Variables Control group (n = 78) Phenylephrine group (n = 71) Norepinephrine group (n = 74) F value P value
Bleeding, ml 249.36 (64.71) 236.62 (68.12) 248.65 (78.06) 0.9075 0.405
Urine output, ml 214.23 (76.73) 211.97 (68.38) 214.19 (84.20) 0.0206 0.980
Total volume of infusion, ml 847.09 (230.77) 786.22 (135.33) 791.89 (161.97) 2.587 0.078
Operation duration, min 44.76 (12.43) 42.87 (11.19) 42.08 (8.11) 1.244 0.290
Anesthesia duration, min 71.60 (16.53) 70.21 (15.85) 72.14 (11.51) 0.3249 0.723
Delivery duration, min 5.04 (2.18) 5.21 (2.03) 5.12 (1.97) 0.1301 0.878
APGAR score 9.97 (0.16) 10 (0) 9.99 (0.12) 0.9158 0.402
  1. Data are expressed as mean (SD); *0.25 μg/kg/min phenylephrine vs. control group, P < 0.05; #0.05 μg/kg/min norepinephrine vs. control group, P < 0.05; †0.25 μg/kg/min phenylephrine vs. 0.05 μg/kg/min norepinephrine group, P < 0.05 based on ANOVA