Table 1 Patients characteristics and operative details.

From: Effects of deep neuromuscular block with low-pressure pneumoperitoneum on respiratory mechanics and biotrauma in a steep Trendelenburg position

  Moderate NMB (n = 33) Deep NMB (n = 34)
Age (year) 44 (9) 43 (7)
Weight (kg) 57 (9) 58 (11)
Height (cm) 158 (5) 158 (5)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23 (4) 23 (4)
ASA physical status (1/2) 28/5 28/6
Type of operation 10/18/5 7/20/7
(Hysterectomy/myomectomy/others*)
Intraoperative  
Propofol (mg) 1300 [700−2200 (1100−1500)] 1000 [400−3000 (1000−1300)]
Remifentanil (μg) 1906 [1000−4000 (1600− 2000)] 2000 [400−3000 (1400−2000)]
Urine output (mL) 100 [30−530 (65−160)] 90 [35−400 (60−125)]
Bleeding loss (mL) 100 [10−500 (30−100)] 100 [10−500 (50−130)]
Duration of operation (min) 143 (62) 129 (42)
Duration of anesthesia (min) 182 (69) 169 (49)
Duration of pneumoperitoneum (min) 100 [40−273 (73−120)] 90 [40−192 (75−120)]
Duration of hospital stay (days) 4 [2−7 (3−4)] 3 [2−5 (3−4)]
  1. Values are presented as mean (standard deviation), median [range (interquartile range)], and the number of patients.
  2. Abbreviations: NMB neuromuscular block, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, RBC red blood cell.
  3. *Includes staging, salpingo-oophorectomy, cystectomy, and uterovaginal prolapse.