Table 2.

Pre- and postbiopsy vital signs and hemoglobin values

Vital SignPrebiopsyPostbiopsy
2 h4 h6 h
Systolic BP (mm Hg)134±17127±16a125±15a126±16a
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)81±1279±1377±1177±12
Heart rate (bpm)78±1576±1474±1276±13
Hemoglobin (g/dl)12.3±2.011.6±2.0a11.5±2.1a11.4±2.2a
  • Values are mean±SD.

  • a P<0.001 versus prebiopsy values.