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Table 7 pulse rate and body temperature

From: Effects of isoflurane, sevoflurane, propofol and alfaxalone on brain metabolism in dogs assessed by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS)

  pre induction post induction measurement 1 measurement 2 measurement 3
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
pulse rate [bpm] Isoflurane 92.40 ± 18.23 123.90 ± 24.92*A 113.13 ± 8.81AB 125.29 ± 14.15*A 131.45 ± 15.44*AB
Sevoflurane 96.00 ± 15.00 123.90 ± 14.52*A 104.65 ± 13.83AB 116.08 ± 11.94*A 127.37 ± 18.57*A
Propofol 87.20 ± 8.85 98.70 ± 26.96A 90.11 ± 22.37A 100.47 ± 21.31A 103.20 ± 19.75
Alfaxalone 94.00 ± 7.24 163.20 ± 29.47* 115.68 ± 26.35B 155.55 ± 37.31* 149.94 ± 19.40*B
body temperature [°C] Isoflurane 38.48 ± 0.28 38.18 ± 0.53 37.31 ± 0.57* 37.25 ± 0.67*AB 36.93 ± 0.60*A
Sevoflurane 38.46 ± 0.21 38.07 ± 0.51 37.24 ± 0.32* 37.02 ± 0.38*A 36.83 ± 0.41*A
Propofol 38.39 ± 0.27 38.08 ± 0.53 37.71 ± 0.45* 37.84 ± 0.46*B 38.20 ± 0.37
Alfaxalone 38.52 ± 0.30 38.26 ± 0.36 37.38 ± 0.54* 37.22 ± 0.63*AB 37.03 ± 0.66*A
  1. Mean ± SD pulse rate [bpm] and body temperature [°C] pre and post induction and averaged over measurement period 1, 2 and 3. * p < 0.05 significant to baseline (pre induction) within one treatment and different alphabetical superscripts differ significantly between treatments at the same timepoint (p < 0.05)