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Table 2 Vital signs and laboratory and electrocardiography findings according to hs-troponin groups on admission

From: Is high sensitive-troponin I a reliable biomarker for cardiac injury in methadone toxicity? A prospective cross-sectional study

Variables Total
(n = 60)
Hs-troponin positive
(n = 12)
Hs-troponin negative
(n = 48)
P
Heart rates (beats/minute) 100.0 ± 15.0 107.6 ± 15.7 98.1 ± 14.5 0.050
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 112.9 ± 10.5 110.9 ± 15.6 113.4 ± 9.0 0.472
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 70.6 ± 8.2 70.2 ± 11.0 70.7 ± 7.5 0.846
Respiratory rate (rates/minute) 11.6 ± 1.4 11.0 ± 1.4 11.7 ± 1.3 0.123
O2 saturation (%) 90.8 ± 3.3 88.6 ± 4.7 91.3 ± 2.6 0.012
ECG finding (%)
 Normal 20 (33) 1 (8) 19 (39) 0.040
 Sinus tachycardia 31 (52) 9 (75) 22 (46) 0.071
 Inverted T in V1-V3 18 (30) 10 (83) 8 (16) < 0.001
 Long QT interval 26 (43) 9 (75) 17 (35) 0.013
 Inverted T in II, III, avF 1 (1) 1 (8) 0 0.044
 QRS variations 1 (1) 1 (8) 0 0.044
Hemoglobin (g/l) 143.5 ± 14.08 147.7 ± 18.33 142.5 ± 12.83 0.255
White blood cells (106/l) 9.8 ± 2.1 11.9 ± 2.2 9.3 ± 1.8 < 0.001
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dl) 26.7 ± 8.8 25.9 ± 9.2 26.8 ± 8.8 0.746
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.84 ± 0.14 0.87 ± 0.17 0.83 ± 0.14 0.386
  1. Hs-Troponin high sensitive troponin, ECG electrocardiogram