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Table 3 Changes in systolic and diastolic blood pressures in both study groups

From: Intravenous magnesium-fentanyl sedation versus midazolam-fentanyl sedation before local anesthesia for eye surgery: a comparative study

  Magnesium-fentanyl group (n = 50) Midazolam-fentanyl group (n = 50)  
Blood pressure (mmHg) Mean SD Mean SD p value
Pre-induction SBP 136.8 17.5 132.8 19.1 0.282
SBP-1 135.6 18.6 144.9 23.0 0.029*
SBP-2 132.1 19.8 140.3 23.0 0.061
SBP-3 133.0 15.9 134.9 20.8 0.612
Postoperative SBP 139.8 20.3 152.3 25.9 0.008*
Pre-induction DBP 79.0 7.4 81.6 8.7 0.111
DBP-1 80.8 9.3 85.1 11.4 0.044*
DBP-2 79.0 9.6 77.5 6.9 0.377
DBP-3 73.3 8.4 79.7 9.2 < 0.005*
Postoperative DBP 68.7 12.5 82.8 9.1 < 0.005*
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure
  2. *Significant
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