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Table 4 The comparison of skeletal muscular relaxants and perioperative adverse events between flexible bronchoscopy and rigid bronchoscopy therapy in patients with CAO

From: Safety application of muscle relaxants and the traditional low-frequency ventilation during the flexible or rigid bronchoscopy in patients with central airway obstruction: a retrospective observational study

Events N (%) P value
Flexible (204) Rigid (171) Total (375)
Cisatracium (mg) 10.8 ± 3.8(n = 177) 11.9 ± 3.6(n = 136) 11.3 ± 3.8 0.008
Procedure duration (min) 41.4 ± 32.5 41.5 ± 29.9 41.1 ± 31.3 0.961
Awakening duration (min) 25.3 ± 21.0(n = 179) 25.8 ± 17.3(n = 144) 25.6 ± 19.4 0.185
Perioperative adverse events
 Failure of ventilation 0 0 0 1.000
 Bronchospasm 0 0 0 1.000
 Intraoperative cough 0 0 0 1.000
Hypoxemia 8 (3.9%) 5 (2.9%) 13(3.5%) 0.779
Reintubation after extubation 2 (0.98%) 0 2 (0.5%) 0.503