ABG Group I (n= 73) Group II (n=64) Group IIIa (n=56) Group IIIb (n=9) F-value p-value
M ±SD M ±SD M ±SD M ±SD
pH 7.39 ±0.03d 7.29 ±0.06c 7.19 ±0.19b 7.11 ±0.20 a 40.59 0.000*
PaCO2 (mmHg) 38.69±0.04a 40.9 ±10.14a 44.20 ±13.69a 57.00 ±12.93b 10.45 0.000*
HCO3¯ (mmol/L) 23.13 ±1.68c 19.68 ±5.18b 16.41 ±7.62a 16.72 ±7.25a 18.47 0.000*
Glucose (mg/dl) 89.10 ±18.89a 86.19 ±26.77a 142.86 ±68.8b 159.00 ±35.08b 19.38 0.000*
Na (meq/l) 137.34 ±3.72a 138.39 ±26.50a 138.20 ±5.78a 135.78 ±12.90a 0.80 0.495
K (meq/l) 3.66 ±0.30b 3.53 ±0.39b 2.97 ±0.24a 4.42 ±1.75c 37.158 0.000*
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) (U/l) 20.38 ±6.87a 21.83 ±8.26a 36.09 ±10.97b 86.22 ±29.45c 76.56 0.000*
Alanine transaminase (ALT) (U/l) 9.37 ±4.50a 10.63 ±5.54a 24.11 ±9.54b 72.56 ±23.43c 104.12 0.000*
Bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.78 ±0.86 a 0.66 ±0.15a 0.68 ±0.25a 0.82 ±0.46 a 0.69 0.554
Urea (mg/dL) 27.42 ±7.21a 28.63 ±7.66a 31.59 ±12.68a 92.78 ±27.35b 105.23 0.000*
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.73 ±0.27a 0.76 ±0.26 a 0.91 ±0.25 b 2.11 ±0.43c 71.22 0.000*
Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) (IU/L) 59.88 ±4.98a 58.95 ±5.91a 130.91 ±10.41b 525.33 ±186.72c 142.29 0.000*
Creatine kinase MB (CK-MB) (U/L) 16.46 ±7.86a 13.94 ±7.51a 31.00 ±10.85b 123.56 ±10.40c 440.366 0.000*
Hematocrit value (%) 38.23 ±2.77a 39.978 ±5.10ab 42.06±5.64b 48.06 ±9.57b 14.63 0.000*
Total leucocyte count (10³/mm) 8.593 ±2.96a 9.283 ±3.55a 16.25 ±6.54b 17.58 ±4.07b 44.30 0.000*
Table 2: Laboratory parameters of studied groups.