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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of mothers and intraoperative variables. Values are expressed as mean (SD) or median (IQR)

From: Effect of amino acid infusion during cesarean delivery on newborn temperature: a randomized controlled trial

  Amino acid group Placebo group
Age (y) 27.2 (5.0) 28.0 (4.6)
Weight (kg) 60.45 (10.5) 64.0 (11.1)
Height (cm) 153.4 (5.9) 153.1 (5.1)
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.5 (3.7) 27.2 (4.2)
Baseline rectal temperature (°C) 36.9 (0.27) 37.0 (0.24)
Baseline heart rate (beats/min) 90 (14.1) 89 (11.9)
Baseline mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 84 (9.1) 86 (10.4)
Time interval from start of infusion to SAB (min) 70.7 (5.1) 70.2 (5.4)
Spinal block level T4 (T4-T5) T4 (T4-T5)
Intraoperative fluids (ml) 1546 (127) 1504 (122)
Estimated blood loss (ml) 557 (72) 528 (60)