International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Comparative Effects of Single Shot Intrathecal Bupivacaine with Dexmedetomidine and Bupivacaine with Fentanyl on Labor Outcome

Table 3

Labor characteristics and neonatal outcome.

VariablesGroup BGroup BFGroup BD value

Cervical os dilatation555
Duration of first stage of labor234.1 ± 37.17234.9 ± 44.35251.8 ± 39.220.47
Duration of second stage of labor36.0 ± 11.97 40.8 ± 8.0737.8 ± 9.320.66
Apgar scores
 1 min
  ≥730 (100) 30 (100)30 (100)
 5 mins
  ≥930 (100)30 (100) 30 (100)
Umbilical vein pH7.20 ± 0.077.19 ± 0.06 7.25 ± 0.070.52
Birth weight (grammes)3010 ± 343.83 2905 ± 326.13 2855 ± 403.770.13
Additional analgesia for episiotomy repair
 Needed13 (43.33)8 (26.67) 4 (13.33)
 Not needed2 (6.67)4 (13.33) 9 (30.0)

Values are expressed as means ± SD or numbers (percentage).