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Table 3 Analysis by IAH

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

Variable (1 week after ICU admission) No IAH (n= 64) IAH (n= 21) p value
SOFA score
   Respiratory 1.5 ± 1.5 1.7 ± 1.8 0.374
   Nervous 2.4 ± 1.6 3.5 ± 1.0 0.004
   Cardiovascular 2.0 ± 1.6 2.7 ± 1.3 0.092
   Liver 0.6 ± 1.0 1.2 ± 1.4 0.038
   Coagulation 0.8 ± 1.1 1.3 ± 1.1 0.084
   Renal 1.1 ± 1.5 2.4 ± 1.8 0.002
   Total 8.3 ± 4.9 12.8 ± 4.9 0.001
Respiratory variables
   Tidal volume (mL/kg of PBW) 8.9 ± 2 8.4 ± 2.3 0.343
   Plateau pressure (cmH2O) 24.4 ± 6.9 29.1 ± 6 0.010
   PEEP (cmH2O) 7.3 ± 2.9 10.2 ± 3.7 0.001
   Dynamic compliance (mL/cmH2O) 43.9 ± 24.2 38.4 ± 13 0.353
   PaO2/FIO2 275.7 ± 98.4 257.8 ± 106.2 0.486
Ventilator-free days 2.1 ± 2.1 1.4 ± 2.1 0.479
Cumulative fluid balance (mL) 5,943 ± 7,125 10,176 ± 7,523 0.024
EVLWI (mL/kg) 9.8 ± 4.3 9.2 ± 3.7 0.592
  1. IAH, intra-abdominal hypertension; SOFA, sequential organ failure assessment; PBW, predicted body weight; PEEP, positive end-expiratory pressure; EVLWI, extravascular lung water index.