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Table 2 Indocyanine (ICG) half-life from the one-compartment model and controlled variables [n = 13, means and standard deviations of 40 minutes investigation]

From: Effects of abdominal hot compresses on indocyanine green elimination – a randomized cross over study in healthy subjects

  without hot compress with hot compress
ICG-half-life [min] 5.88 ± 0.49 5.35 ± 0.5
k-value (%/min) 11.8 ± 1.0 13.0 ± 1.2
Room temperature [°C] 21.2 ± 0.8 22.1 ± 0.6
Skin temperature right upper abdomen [°C] 32.8 ± 0.9 40.6 ± 1.6
Heart rate [1/min] 68.0 ± 8.4 68.0 ± 11.0
Systolic blood pressure [mmHg] 132 ± 18 132 ± 21
Diastolic blood pressure [mmHg] 86 ± 11 87 ± 16