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Table 6 Hemodynamic data immediately before and during the first hour of the first episode of supraventricular arrhythmia

From: New-onset supraventricular arrhythmia during septic shock: prevalence, risk factors and prognosis

  Before SVA onset (n = 30) After SVA onset (n = 30) p
Systolic arterial pressure, mmHg 114 [97–127] 97 [86–118] 0.076
Diastolic arterial pressure, mmHg 58 [51–63] 58 [47–64] 0.513
Mean arterial pressure, mmHg 77.0 [70.0–87.0] 73.0 [58.5–80.5] 0.056
Arterial pulse pressure, mmHg 54 [39–70] 42 [31–57] 0.081
Heart rate, beats/min 99 [87–118] 140 [123–165] <0.001
Dobutamine dose, µg/kg/mina 7.5 [5.0–10.0] 7.5 [5.0–10.0] >0.99
Norepinephrine dose, mg/ha 1.7 [0.3–3.0] 1.8 [0.5–4.5] 0.010
Epinephrine dose, mg/ha 1.3 [0.5–2.0] 1.5 [0.0–3.0] 0.655
  1. Data are n (%) or median [25th–75th percentile] unless otherwise specified
  2. SVA supraventricular arrhythmia
  3. aOnly patients receiving the drug before or after SVA onset were considered