Table 5—

Adverse events for both groups during bronchoscopy

Midazolam (n = 39)Propofol (n = 43)p value#
Hypotension %02 (4.7)0.495
Tachycardia %+11 (28.2)7 (16.3)0.285
Hypoxemia %§14 (35.9)15 (34.9)1
Bradycardia %001
  • Data are presented as n (%). #: Fischer’s exact test; : systolic blood pressure <100 mmHg or mean arterial blood pressure <60 mmHg; +: cardiac frequency >100 bpm and/or a variation of >20% from baseline value; §: arterial oxygen saturation decrease <90% for >30 s, cardiac frequency <50 bpm.