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Table 5 Comparison of laboratory variables on POD 1 between the IV propofol and IH sevoflurane groups

From: Comparison of the impact of propofol versus sevoflurane on early postoperative recovery in living donors after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a prospective randomized controlled study

Group IV propofol IH sevoflurane p
n 40 40  
WBC count (× 109/L) 9.5 (8.4–12.1) 9.8 (8.4–10.8) 0.788
 Neutrophil (%) 76.8 (72.9–80.5) 77.7 (75.1–81.5) 0.351
 Lymphocyte (%) 16.5 (11.7–20.2) 14.4 (11.3–17.3) 0.142
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 11.8 (10.7–12.8) 11.6 (10.9–13.1) 0.758
Platelet count (×  109/L) 201.0 (168.3–233.5) 197.0 (165.0–237.0) 0.627
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.3 (1.1–1.5) 1.25 (1.11–1.61) 0.988
Albumin (g/dL) 3.4 (3.3–3.6) 3.3 (3.1–3.5) 0.081
Sodium (mEq/L) 139 (138–140) 138 (137–140) 0.072
Potassium (mEq/L) 3.9 (3.8–4.3) 3.9 (3.7–4.2) 0.706
Chloride (mEq/L) 104 (103–106) 104.0 (102.0–105.8) 0.402
  1. NOTE: Median and interquartile
  2. Abbreviations: WBC White blood cell, IV Intravenous, IH Inhalationalm, POD Postoperative day