Table 3: Summary of hemodynamic parameters.

ParameterBaselineDuring TS10 min after TS20 min after TS30 min after TS40 min after TS

HR (beats/min)
 Median (first, third quartile)61 (54, 64)57 (54, 67)58 (54, 61)56 (53, 61)56 (54, 62)58 (53.3, 60.5)
 Mean (SEM)59.6 (1.9)60.0 (2.0)58.5 (1.6)57.3 (1.8)58.7 (1.7)58 (1.8)
 95% CI56.0–63.356.1–63.855.2–61.753.9–60.855.4–62.054.8–61.54
Syst BP (mmHg)
 Median (first, third quartile)115 (106, 125)116 (109, 125)114 (108, 127)118 (111, 124)116 (113, 125)118.5 (112, 127)
 Mean (SEM)117.3 (2.4)117.9 (2.6)117.5 (2.6)118.9 (2.5)120.4 (2.9)121.9 (3.1)*
 95% CI113.0–121.5113.5–122.2113.2–121.7114.3–123.6115.6–125.5117.1–126.7
Dia BP (mmHg)
 Median (first, third quartile)69 (63, 75)66 (63, 80)66 (62, 72)68 (62, 78)69 (62, 76)69.5 (63.8, 77.3)
 Mean (SEM)69.8 (2.2)69.9 (2.2)68.1 (2.2)70.6 (2.4)70.7 (2.6)72.1 (2.5)
 95% CI65.5–74.065.6–74.263.9–72.466.0–75.265.5–75.867.3–76.9

Blood pressure and heart rate are also shown. The values represent medians and quartile (first and third), means and SEM and 95% CI. TS, thermal stimulation; HR, heart rate; Syst BP, systolic blood pressure; Dia BP, diastolic blood pressure; CI, confidence interval. , versus baseline.