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Table 3 Paired comparison between the different parameters before and after surgery

From: Fluctuation in salivary alpha-amylase activity and vital signs during dental implant surgery

  Before After Difference p value
sAA 10.8 ± 22.5 18.5 ± 23 −7.7 ± 33.5 <0.001*
HR 79.2 ± 11.9 75.2 ± 11.9 5.4 ± 17.9 0.073
SpO2 96.9 ± 1.6 97.4 ± 1.3 4.7 ± 12.3 0.102
BP (systolic) 141.5 ± 19.6 136.1 ± 18.3 4 ± 6.6 0.001*
BP (diastolic) 82.1 ± 13.5 77.4 ± 11.8 −0.4 ± 1.5 0.084
  1. *Significant
  2. BP: blood pressure, sAA: salivary alpha-amylase, HR: heart rate, SpO2: peripheral blood oxygen saturation