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Table 1 Patient characteristics, anaesthetics and mode of ventilation

From: General anesthesia and positive pressure ventilation suppress left and right ventricular myocardial shortening in patients without myocardial disease – a strain echocardiography study

  n = 21
Age (years) 47 ± 15
Female gender (%) 47
Body surface area (m2) 1.8 ± 0.3
Propofol (mg/kg/h) 8.6 ± 2.9
Remifentanil (μg/kg/min) 0.11 ± 0.04
Bispectral index (% 39 ± 9
Respiratory rate (breaths/min) 13 ± 2
Tidal volume (ml) 422 ± 73
Inspired fraction of oxygen (%) 32 ± 3
Positive end-expiratory pressure (mmHg) 5 ± 3
  1. Data are presented as means ± SD