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Table 7 Comparison between group D and group K as regards mean arterial pressure (MAP)

From: Comparative study between intranasal dexmedetomidine and intranasal ketamine as a premedication for anxiolysis and sedation before pediatric general anesthesia

MAP Group D Group K P value Sig.
No. = 38 No. = 38
Preoperative baseline before giving the intranasal drug (0 min) Mean ± SD 68.00 ± 4.64 67.89 ± 4.25 0.918 NS
Preoperative 10 min after giving the intranasal drug Mean ± SD 66.32 ± 4.70 68.63 ± 3.48 0.017 S
Preoperative 20 min after giving the intranasal drug Mean ± SD 65.84 ± 4.62 68.24 ± 3.23 0.011 S
Preoperative 30 min after giving the intranasal drug Mean ± SD 65.08 ± 4.29 67.18 ± 3.92 0.028 S
Intraoperative before induction of GA (0 min) Mean ± SD 65.08 ± 4.29 67.18 ± 3.92 0.028 S
Intraoperative 10 min after induction of GA Mean ± SD 63.58 ± 4.33 65.24 ± 3.90 0.085 NS
Intraoperative 20 min after induction of GA Mean ± SD 62.89 ± 4.29 64.61 ± 3.72 0.067 NS
Intraoperative 30 min after induction of GA Mean ± SD 63.68 ± 3.93 65.03 ± 3.68 0.128 NS
Postoperative in recovery (0 min) Mean ± SD 64.50 ± 3.95 65.47 ± 3.78 0.276 NS
Postoperative 10 min after recovery Mean ± SD 64.87 ± 4.01 65.68 ± 3.65 0.357 NS
Postoperative 20 min after recovery Mean ± SD 65.63 ± 4.05 66.13 ± 3.84 0.582 NS
Postoperative 30 min after recovery Mean ± SD 66.05 ± 4.18 66.32 ± 3.76 0.774 NS
  1. P value > 0.05, non-significant; P value < 0.05, significant
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