Table 4: MABP values measured 10 minutes and 1 hour after the start of treatment.

MABP (mmHg) Group C
(n = 25)
Group M
(n = 25)
Tests
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD t/X2 P-value
Baseline 98.07 ± 4.53 96.74 ± 5.98 0.886 0.380
10 min after injection 97.53 ± 5.26 74.98 ± 4.12 16.875 < 0.001**
1 h after injection 94.28 ± 5.39 93.67 ± 4.07 0.452 0.654

Data are presented as mean±standard deviation. Group C: standard pharmacotherapy and placebo, Group M: standard pharmacotherapy and 25 μg milrinone slow IV bolus, MABP: mean arterial blood pressure. **Statistically highly significant.

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