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Table 4 Comparison of pulse rate, recovery time and duration of procedure between propofol and pethidine with midazolam combined

From: Propofol versus pethidine/midazolam sedation: benefits in flexible upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

Variable Propofol (time/min ± SD) P + M (time/min ± SD) Diff 95% CI p value
Pulse rate 113.8 (15.37) 115.3 (15.71) 1.5 − 2.4–5.5 0.444
Recovery time 12.6 (5.63) 33.7 (10.30) 21.1 18.9–23.3 < 0.001
Duration of procedure 4.6 (2.82) 8.9 (4.08) 4.4 3.5–5.3 < 0.001
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