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Table 2 Results of radial artery cannulation in control group and median nerve group

From: Median nerve block increases the success rate of radial artery cannulation in women with gestational hypertension undergoing cesarean section

Variables Control
(N = 46)
Median nerve
(N = 46)
P value
First-attempt success rate ofradial artery cannulation 36/46(78.3%) 44/46(95.7%) 0.027#
Procedure time to success within the firstattempt (s) 172 ± 66 118 ± 19 < 0.001
Second-attempt success rate within 10 min(%) 42/46(91.3%) 44/46(95.7%) 0.677#
Overall number of attempts
(1/2/3 attempt, n)
36/6/4 44/0/2 0.024
Overall complication at first chosen radial artery
 Vasospasm 13/46(28.3%) 10/46(21.7%) 0.470
 Hematoma 4/46(8.7%) 2/46(4.3%) 0.677#
  1. Values are mean ± SD, or number (proportion)