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Table 1 Vital parameters (mean ± SD)

From: A comparison of pre and post-operative vedaprofen with ketoprofen for pain control in dogs

Parameter Group Baseline Extubation Time after surgery
30 min 2.5 h 4.5 h 6 h 20 h 24 h
HR PRE 37 ± 8 129 ± 9 136 ± 12 139 ± 9 138 ± 10 136 ± 11 136 ± 11 125 ± 9
(beats.minute−1) POST 138 ± 8 140 ± 12 137 ± 11 127 ± 9 128 ± 7 128 ± 7 124 ± 7 122 ± 6
  Control 122 ± 6 138 ± 9 141 ± 12 146 ± 6 127 ± 11 125 ± 10 136 ± 10 121 ± 10
fR PRE 38 ± 7 24 ± 4* 18 ± 2* 27 ± 6* 21 ± 3* 20 ± 2* 36 ± 6 35 ± 6
(breaths.minute−1) POST 43 ± 6 25 ± 4* 19 ± 1* 18 ± 1* 19 ± 2* 21 ± 3* 37 ± 7 36 ± 7
  Control 38 ± 5 24 ± 2* 21 ± 3* 17 ± 3* 15 ± 1* 21 ± 2* 25 ± 4* 18 ± 1*†‡
MAP PRE 94 ± 7 83 ± 6 86 ± 6 85 ± 6 91 ± 8 94 ± 5 106 ± 4 91 ± 6
(mmHg) POST 107 ± 5 87 ± 7* 95 ± 5* 98 ± 5 96 ± 4 109 ± 5 109 ± 5 114 ± 4†
  Control 105 ± 4 81 ± 3* 84 ± 5* 97 ± 6 94 ± 3 92 ± 3 96 ± 6 89 ± 6‡
Temperature PRE 39.3 ± 0.2 37.1 ± 0.2* 36.9 ± 0.2* 37.5 ± 0.2* 37.8 ± 0.2* 38.1 ± 0.3* 39.2 ± 0.2 38.8 ± 0.2
(°C) POST 39.2 ± 0.2 37.0 ± 0.3* 37.2 ± 0.3* 37.6 ± 0.3* 37.9 ± 0.2* 38.5 ± 0.2 39.2 ± 0.2 38.8 ± 0.2
  Control 38.9 ± 0.1 36.5 ± 0.3* 36.7 ± 0.2* 37.3 ± 0.3* 37.6 ± 0.2* 37.8 ± 0.2* 39.2 ± 0.2 39.1 ± 0.2
  1. HR Heart rate, f R respiratory rate, MAP mean arterial pressure, PRE dogs treated with preemptive vedaprofen, POST dogs treated with postoperative vedaprofen, Control dogs treated with postoperative ketoprofen; *within a treatment, value differs significantly (P < 0.05) from the baseline value; within a time-point, values are significantly different (P <0.05) from the PRE group; within a time-point, values are significantly different (P <0.05) from the POST group.