**Variable** |
*Group*_{control} (n=76) |
*Group*_{remi} (n=78) |
** ** |
Drop in O_{2} saturation (n) |
5 |
0 |
P<0.05* |
Drop in blood pressure (n) |
10 |
5 |
P<0.001* |
Endoscopist comfort level |
8.7 ± 2.1 |
8.7 ± 2.1 |
NS |
Patient comfort level |
8.01 ± 0.43 |
8.8 ± 1.9 |
NS |
Endoscopist’s and patient’s comfort level were obtained by means of a 10-points
score (see text for explanation). Results are expressed as mean ± standard
deviation or numbers as appropriate.
Statistical analysis: one-way ANOVA, or *Chi square test as appropriate.
NS, not significant. |