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Table 1 A summary of the temperature-time curves from 10 to 180 seconds

From: Effect of cough technique and cryogen gas on temperatures achieved during simulated cryotherapy

   N2O CO2 CO2 (Extended Cough) CO2 (Standard Cough)
Probe Mean (°C) -69 -56 -34 -21
  Median (°C) -77 -61 -37 -24
  Minimum (°C) -82 -63 -53 -35
  Time to -20°C (sec)* 6 4 7 7
Tissue Mean (°C) -12 -10 1 6
  Median (°C) -17 -15 -2 3
  Minimum (°C) -40 -30 -14 -4
  Time to -20°C (sec)* 92 104 n/a n/a
  1. *Time to -20°C started at 10 seconds.