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Clinical Study

Assessment of Pulse Oximeter Perfusion Index in Pediatric Caudal Block under Basal Ketamine Anesthesia

Table 2

Bedside indices for the onset of caudal block under ketamine basal anesthesia: changes over time following caudal lidocaine administration.

Time after caudal block (min)PI toe valuedPI toeMAP (mmHg) valuedMAP (mmHg)HR (bpm) valuedHR (bpm)

0 90.00 (14.19)
5
10
15
20

PI: perfusion index; MAP: mean arterial pressure; HR: heart rate. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. versus baseline (T0).