Variable Control Group
n = 94
NE Group
n = 72
   p
Units RBC transfused 50 11 0.041*
Units per patient 0.53 (1.47) 0.15 (0.60) 0.041*
Patients transfused, n (%) 16 (17) 6 (8) 0.11
≥4 RBC units, n (%) 5 (5) 1 (1) 0.37
Values are mean (SD) or number (proportion).
NE: Norepinephrine group; RBC: Red Blood Cells
Table 3: Intraoperative red blood cell transfusion requirements of control and norepinephrine group patients.