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Table 2 Absolute hemodynamic and metabolic data in divers at rest preceding the dives

From: Diving response after a one-week diet and overnight fasting

Parameter (Units) BLa (mmol∙L−1) SaO2 (%) Glu (mg · dL−1) HR (bpm) SV (ml) CO (L∙min−1) SV/VET (ml · sec-1) MBP (mmHg) SVR (dyne · s/cm5) TFI (Ohms)
Breakfast 1.3 ± 0.6 98.9 ± 0.4 81.1 ± 11.8 67.2 ± 6.0 72.0 ± 9.8 4.6 ± 0.5 234.2 ± 47.9 90.8 ± 10.2 1586.6 ± 305.9 31.5 ± 2.0
Fasting 1.5 ± 0.6 98.6 ± 0.5 86.8 ± 7.8 66.3 ± 4.0 74.8 ± 8.3 5.0 ± 0.6 265.9 ± 25.3 89.2 ± 7.9 1497.4 ± 289.4 30.3 ± 1.4
  1. Values are mean ± SD; BLa blood lactate, SaO 2 arterial oxygen saturation, Glu blood glucose, HR heart rate, SV stroke volume, CO cardiac output, SV/VET stroke volume/ventricular ejection time, MBP mean blood pressure, SVR systemic vascular resistance, TFI thoracic fluid index
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