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Table 3 Magnesium values of patients

From: Magnesium sulphate and amiodarone prophylaxis for prevention of postoperative arrhythmia in coronary by-pass operations

   Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 P value
Magnesium (mg/dL) Preoperative 1.9 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.3 NS
  Perioperative 1.7 ± 0.2 1.7 ± 0.3 1.8 ± 0.3 NS
  0* 3.6 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.3 0.001**
  1* 3.1 ± 0.7 1.6 ± 0.2 1.7 ± 0.3 0.02**
  2* 3.0 ± 0.6 1.6 ± 0.3 1.7 ± 0.3 0.02**
  3* 2.9 ± 0.6 1.7 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.3 0.04**
  1. *Postoperative days; ** Significant (Difference between Group 1 and other groups). NS, not significant (p > 0.05).