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Table 5 Intraoperative hemodynamic indices

From: Laparoscopic and open surgery for pheochromocytoma

  Laparoscopic Open P-
  surgery surgery value
  N = 7 N = 9  
Hypertensive episodes (per procedure) 1 (0–1) 2 (0–4) 0.008
Tachycardic episodes 0 (0–1) 1 (0–3) ns
(per procedure)    
Maximal systolic blood pressure (nun Hg) 170 (150–230) 200 (130–270) ns
Mean systolic blood pressure (nun Hg) 127,4 (117,7–146,9) 136,9 (110,7–163,3) ns
Mean diastolic blood pressure (nun Hg) 74,3 (55,8–78,6) 76,4 (57,3–85,4) ns
Patients requiring vasoconstrictive drugs 1 6 ns
Patients requiring vasodilatatory drugs 2 8 0.035
  1. Values expressed as median (range) ns – not significant.