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Table 6 Heart rate (beat/min) changes in the study groups (data are presented as mean ± SD)

From: Dexmedetomidine versus remifentanil infusion for controlled hypotension in shoulder arthroscopy: a comparative study

  Group R (n = 20) Group D (n = 20) P value
T0 82.87 ± 10.67 84.23 ± 9.45 0.672
T1 73.53 ± 7.44* 71.46 ± 8.45* 0.446
T2 80.47 ± 9.26 81.25 ± 7.72 0.635
T3 71.85 ± 7.68* 72.83 ± 6.63* 0.668
T4 67. 93 ± 6.87* 66.74 ± 5.54* 0.550
T5 63. 24 ± 7.12* 64.59 ± 6.21* 0.526
T6 65.49 ± 6.94* 66.47 ± 7.35* 0.667
T7 66.26 ± 7.63* 64.35 ± 8.76* 0.466
T8 70.23 ± 8.76* 66.75 ± 7.44* 0.187
T9 79.85 ± 6.47 72.46 ± 7.68*,† P < 0.05
T10 82.23 ± 7.56 75.63 ± 8.73*,† P < 0.05
T11 86.77 ± 8.66 78.64 ± 7.45*,† P < 0.05
T12 84.54 ± 7.85 81.55 ± 7.69 0.231
  1. *Statistically significant (P value < 0.05) (when compared with baseline value)
  2. †Statistically significant (P value < 0.05) (group D versus group R)
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