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Table 2 Analysis of EVLWI

From: Fluid management in critically ill patients: the role of extravascular lung water, abdominal hypertension, capillary leak, and fluid balance

Variable Survivors (n= 58) Nonsurvivors (n= 65) p value
EVLWImin (mL/kg) 7.3 ± 2.7 8.5 ± 4.1 0.059
EVLWImax (mL/kg) 11.7 ± 4.3 13.7 ± 5.9 0.041
EVLWImean (mL/kg) 9.2 ± 3.3 10.7 ± 4.6 0.043
Day EVLWImax (day) 2.4 ± 1.4 3.1 ± 2.2 0.026
ΔEVLWI (mL/kg) −1.3 ± 3.5 2.1 ± 5.0 <0.001
ΔmaxEVLWI (mL/kg) −3.3 ± 3.8 2.5 ± 5.3 <0.001
  1. EVLWImin, minimal EVLWI during ICU stay; EVLWImax, maximal EVLWI during ICU stay; EVLWImean, mean EVLWI during ICU stay; ΔEVLWI, difference between first and last extravascular lung water index; ΔmaxEVLWI, maximal difference between extravascular lung water index.