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Table 1 Comparison of blood gas analysis results obtained 6 h after contusion between the control, sham and drug-administered groups

From: Antioxidant vitamins C, E and coenzyme Q10 vs Dexamethasone: comparisons of their effects in pulmonary contusion model

Groups pH pO2 pCO2
GroupI: Control (n = 7) 7.36 ± 0.03b 223.16 ± 11.67b 38.84 ± 2.77b
GroupII: Sham(Cont) (n = 7) 7.26 ± 0.02a 87.2750 ± 9.01a 57.48 ± 1.07a
GroupIII: Cont + CoQ10 (n = 7) 7.30 ± 0.02ab 106.26 ± 8.92ab 48.96 ± 4.05ab
GroupIV: Cont + vit C (n = 7) 7.31 ± 0.04ab 100.38 ± 6.92a 47.44 ± 5.77ab
GroupV: Cont + vit E (n = 7) 7.30 ± 0.02ab 99.98 ± 5.57a 47.88 ± 3.57ab
GroupVI: Cont + Dxm (n = 7) 7.30 ± 0.03ab 102.60 ± 7.09a 49.80 ± 1.92ab
  1. Datas are presented as mean ± S.D.
  2. Cont: contusion, Dxm: Dexamethasone, vit C: vitamin C, vit E: vitamin E, CoQ 10 : Co enzyme Q10.
  3. a p < 0.05 in comparison with control.
  4. b p < 0.05 in comparison sham animals.