Table 2: Hemodynamic variables during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in relation to anesthetic.

VariableGFNB
TASS

Heart rate (beats/min)76.3 ± 770.9 ± 80.01
Oxygen saturation (%)96.9 ± 1.691.2 ± 3.50.0001
SBP (mmHg)121.5 ± 12.6113.5 ± 9.70.01
DBP (mmHg)74.2 ± 9.966.8 ± 8.10.01
MBP (mmHg)89.9 ± 10.382.3 ± 8.20.006
Time for Ramsay II (min)11.8 ± 4.321.8 ± 7.00.0001
Time to wake up (min)10.8 ± 4.332.8 ± 8.00.0001

GNFB: glossopharyngeal nerve block group; TASS: topical anesthetic group; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; MBP: mean blood pressure.