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Dexmedetomidine Improves Lung Function by Promoting Inflammation Resolution in Patients Undergoing Totally Thoracoscopic Cardiac Surgery

Table 3

Postoperative vasoactive-inotropic score (VIS) and left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of the patients in the two groups.

Con group ()DEX group () value

VIS (μg/kg/min)
 Postoperative 2 h0.158
 Postoperative 6 h0.006
LVEF (%)
 Postoperative 24 h0.419

Quantitative data are presented as . VIS: ; h: hour.