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Table 4 Changes in arterial blood gas values and glucose levels before and after resuscitation

From: Randomized, controlled trial comparing laryngeal mask versus endotracheal intubation during neonatal resuscitation---a secondary publication

  LMA ETI t a p
Before After Change Before After Change
PH 7.17 ± 0.09 7.27 ± 0.95 0.10 ± 0.64 7.11 ± 0.94 7.23 ± 0.74 0.16 ± 0.85 −0.325 0.656
PCO2 (mmHg) 48.08 ± 11.24 49.78 ± 13.02 0.73 ± 18.04 48.82 ± 11.66 44.85 ± 14.55 −5.8 ± 20.74 1.19 0.240
PO2 (mmHg) 37.63 ± 16.67 80.03 ± 12.40 32.6 ± 23.32 40.42 ± 12.2 84.93 ± 10.39 55.26 ± 36.84 −0.053 0.958
BE (mmol/l) −6.82 ± 6.30 −5.62 ± 3.67 1.20 ± 6.04 −9.87 ± 4.17 −7.40 ± 5.46 2.47 ± 4.89 −0.751 0.455
HCO3(mmol/L) 18.10 ± 6.34 19.36 ± 3.12 1.27 ± 7.26 18.53 ± 3.79 17.78 ± 4.12 −0.75 ± 5.16 1.321 0.191
Glucose(mmol/l) 3.05 ± 0.77 3.77 ± 0.93 0.73 ± 0.52 2.84 ± 0.77 3.75 ± 1.31 0.91 ± 0.77 −0.991 0.325
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. aPaired difference t-test