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Table 5 Laboratory: Calculated mean using mixed effects model at 0, 8, 16 and 24 hours after admission to the MICU.

From: Capillary leakage in post-cardiac arrest survivors during therapeutic hypothermia - a prospective, randomised study

Time (hrs)   0a 8 16 24 p-valueb p-valuec Overall p-value
Na+ HH 139 148 153 151 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
mmol/l Control 139 141 141 142 0.001   
Cl- HH 100 116 125 121 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
mmol/l Control 100 107 109 110 <0.001   
K+ HH 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.9 0.542 0.798 0.869
mmol/l Control 4.1 4.2 4.0 3.8 0.343   
Ca2+ HH 2.29 2.07 2.03 2.01 <0.001 0.689 <0.001
mmol/l Control 2.29 2.14 2.01 2.04 <0.001   
Hb HH 15.1 13.8 13.0 12.1 <0.001 0.158 <0.001
g/dl Control 15.1 14.6 13.8 13.0 <0.001   
Hematocrit HH 0.45 0.41 0.39 0.36 <0.001 0.183 <0.001
  Control 0.45 0.44 0.40 0.39 <0.001   
pH HH 7.28 7.29 7.31 7.33 0.098 0.253 0.043
  Control 7.28 7.35 7.34 7.37 0.002   
Osmolality HH 311 320 319 318 0.015 <0.001 <0.001
mosm/kg Control 311 302 299 299 <0.001   
  1. a Estimates based on mixed effects model, with no baseline differences assumed.
  2. b Contrast from baseline at 24 hours
  3. c Contrast between groups at 24 hours