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Table 1 Comparison of the preoperative, operative, and postoperative data between groups (continuous data are presented as mean and standard deviation or median and categorical data as number and percent)

From: Role of dexmedetomidine infusion after coronary artery bypass grafting

 Group A (n = 54)Group B (n = 66)p value
Age (years)54 ± 9.557 ± 8.30.181
Weight (kg)85 ± 1080 ± 9.30.530
Height (cm)1.61 ± 9165 ± 31.511
Ejection fraction40 ± 9.444 ± 7.30.752
Duration of anesthesia (min)312 ± 66309 ± 420.541
Operative time (min)248 ± 18251 ± 920.572
Bypass time (min)110 ± 38.5105 ± 40.30.641
ICU stay/days2 ± 0.53 ± 0.10.512
Intubation time (hours)6 ± 2.38 ± 7.90.231
MAP (mmHg)77.93 ± 5.974.53 ± 8.30.561
Heart rate80 ± 1.996 ± 8.80.017
Modified RS (median)230.802
Pain intensity score median120.113
  1. cm centimeters, min minutes, ICU intensive care unit, MAP mean arterial pressure, HR heart rate, Modified RS modified Ramsay score