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Table 2 Postoperative heart rate changes (beats/min)

From: Postoperative analgesia in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy under sevoflurane versus propofol-based anesthesia: a randomized controlled trial

Heart rate (beats/min) Sevoflurane group (n = 30) Propofol group (n = 30) Unpaired t test P value Mean difference (95% confidence interval of the difference)
Baseline 117 ± 7.5 113 ± 7.8 2.05 0.045* 4 (0.099–7.90)
0 min 157 ± 3.8 107 ± 7.8 31.1 < 0.001* 49.6 (49.6–52.9)
10 min 159 ± 3.9 100 ± 6.8 40.5 < 0.001* 58.9 (55.7–61.5)
20 min 156 ± 3.8 100 ± 6.9 38.5 < 0.001* 55.8 (52.9–58.7)
30 min 151 ± 3.1 100 ± 6.8 36.8 < 0.001* 50.7 (47.8–53.5)
40 min 144 ± 3.8 100 ± 6.6 33.7 < 0.001* 47.3 (44.5–50.2)
50 min 137 ± 2.8 99.5 ± 5.9 31.8 < 0.001* 38.1 (35.7–40.6)
60 min 137 ± 3.1 99.3 ± 6.3 29.3 < 0.001* 38.1 (35.5–40.8)
2 h 132 ± 3.1 99.8 ± 6.4 24.8 < 0.001* 32.7 (30.0–35.
3 h 134 ± 4.4 101 ± 5.8 24.9 < 0.001* 33.3 (30.7–36.0)
4 h 120 ± 6 113 ± 6.4 4.02 < 0.001* 6.50 (3.26–9.73)
One-way repeated analysis of variance F (3.76, 108) = 430
P < 0.001*
F (3.94, 114) = 84.1
P < 0.001*
 
  1. Data are represented as mean ± SD
  2. *P < 0.05, statistically significant difference
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