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Table 2 Intestinal and renal hemodynamics, oxygen transport, and perfusion variables

From: Effects of norepinephrine on tissue perfusion in a sheep model of intra-abdominal hypertension

    Abdominal hypertension
   Basal 60′ 120′
Superior mesenteric artery blood flow (mL.min−1.kg−1) IAH control 392 ± 154 524 ± 302 522 ± 362
IAH norepinephrine 445 ± 318 633 ± 383 634 ± 401
Sham 405 ± 115 449 ± 88 448 ± 108
Intestinal oxygen transport (mL.min−1.kg−1) IAH control 45.2 ± 16.5 44.9 ± 24.6 43.5 ± 30.9
IAH norepinephrine 49.4 ± 37.4 44.6 ± 32.7 45.3 ± 33.8
Sham 38.6 ± 9.6 39.2 ± 11.4 37.8 ± 10.7
Intestinal oxygen consumption (mL.min−1.kg−1) IAH control 16.9 ± 5.1 20.7 ± 10.8 15.8 ± 11.0
IAH norepinephrine 17.9 ± 10.7 23.5 ± 13.4 23.7 ± 12.5
Sham 14.8 ± 5.9 15.9 ± 7.0 15.8 ± 6.3
Intramucosal-arterial PCO2 (mm Hg) IAH control 7 ± 6 9 ± 6 8 ± 5
IAH norepinephrine 11 ± 7 12 ± 5 12 ± 8
Sham 4 ± 4 4 ± 6 3 ± 5
Renal filtration gradient (mm Hg) IAH control 83 ± 12 35 ± 5 29 ± 11
IAH norepinephrine 81 ± 7 33 ± 9 53 ± 11*
Sham 76 ± 13 87 ± 14* 87 ± 15*
Renal blood flow (mL.min−1.kg−1) IAH control 1,906 ± 517 943 ± 416 869 ± 545
IAH norepinephrine 1,905 ± 729 552 ± 359 620 ± 317
Sham 1,890 ± 639 1,729 ± 510* 1,678 ± 569*
Renal oxygen transport (mL.min−1.kg−1) IAH control 222 ± 64 81 ± 34 75 ± 43
IAH norepinephrine 214 ± 01 38 ± 28 45 ± 29
Sham 183 ± 58 147 ± 37* 144 ± 54*
Urinary output (mL.h−1.kg−1) IAH control 1.2 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.1
IAH norepinephrine 1.1 ± 0.5 0.4 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.1
Sham 1.3 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.5* 1.0 ± 0.6*
  1. *P < 0.05 vs. the other groups.