Table 4

Concentrations of serum cardiac glycosides, potassium, and magnesium in patients recruited to the randomised controlled trial in Colombo CCU with either AV block, sinus block, or both AV and sinus block

AV block Sinus block AV and sinus block
Cardiac glycosides (nmol/l)2.88 (0.86)2.68 (0.57)3.10 (0.56)
 Range1.25 to 4.461.82 to 3.842.24 to 4.16
Potassium (mmol/l)4.9 (1.1)4.6 (0.5)5.1 (1.2)
 Range2.6 to 7.83.8 to 5.73.1 to 8.4
Magnesium (mmol/l)0.82 (0.13)0.77 (0.09)0.76 (0.12)
 Range0.44 to 0.970.59 to 0.990.61 to 1.07
  • Values are mean (SD) and range.

  • AV, atrioventricular; CCU, coronary care unit.