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Table 2 Experimentally determined parameters during thoracoscopy procedures in calves chronically affected with BRD

From: Thoracoscopy as a safe and effective technique for exploring calves affected with bovine respiratory disease

Parameter Phase 1 – first procedure  (n = 3) Phase 1 – repeated procedure  (n = 3) Phase 2 (n = 18)
Animal T (°C) 38.7 ± 0.25 38.9 ± 0.45 39.4 ± 0.53
BW1/BW2 (kg) BW1 70.4 ± 7.33 BW2 85.3 ± 13.02 BW1 157.8 ± 79.74
BMP1 68 ± 4 70 ± 5 69 ± 9
BMP2 92 ± 11 90 ± 7 84.0 ± 16
BMP3 80 ± 4 70 ± 6 69 ± 8
F1 or F2 F1= 933.3 ± 197.68 F2= 600.0 ± 282.84
Technical t (min) 16.0 ± 4.86 14.33 ± 4.5 14.8 ± 3.84
EA (ml) 1900.0 ± 216.02 583.3 ± 824.95 0
VS (1–4) 3 (2–4) 3 (3–3) 1 (1–1)
Safety PS (1–4) 3 (3–4) 3 (3–3) 2 (2–4)
RT (1–4) 3 (3–3) 1 (1–1) 2 (1–4)
RL (1–3) 2 (1–3) 2 (2–2) 1 (1–3)
RC (%) 0% 0% 5.6% (1/18)
  1. Parameter abbreviations and scoring are described in Table 1. Values are shown as average ± SD, percentage or median (min-max)