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Table 1 Comparison of hemodynamic values (median, IQR) between groups before verapamil infusion (Baseline) and at the time when intoxication was complete (Intox 0) (p = ns between levosimendan and control groups in both baseline and intox 0).

From: Effect of levosimendan in experimental verapamil- induced myocardial depression

  Baseline Intox 0
MAP   
control 95 (75;103) 43 (39;50)
levosimendan 100 (93;106) 44 (44;55)
CO   
control 4.6 (3.4;5.5) 2.4 (1.9;2.8)
levosimendan 4.4 (4.1;4.7) 2.1 (2.0;2.2)
LV dP/dt (mmHg/s)   
control 1730 (1548;1901) 761 (609;778)
levosimendan 2096 (2014;2238) 624 (518;736)
HR (beats/min)   
control 111 (98;132) 84 (78;94)
levosimendan 103 (95;111) 85 (72;93)
CVP (mmHg)   
control 6 (5;6) 7 (7;8)
levosimendan 5 (4;7) 7 (5;8)
EDP (mmHg)   
control 19 (12;23) 13 (11;15)
levosimendan 15 (13;16) 15 (12;16)