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Table 2 Correlation between chest radiograph score and EVLWI measurements excluding chest radiographs of borderline quality or with possible atelectasis and of borderline quality

From: Comparison of thermodilution measured extravascular lung water with chest radiographic assessment of pulmonary oedema in patients with acute lung injury

  Possible atelectasis Possible atelectasis
  excluded (n = 352) and borderline quality
   excluded (n = 261)
Chest radiograph score r = 0.41, p < 0.001 r = 0.48, p < 0.001
correlation with the EVLWI   
Increase in EVLWI (ml/kg)a 1.8 p < 0.001, 2.0 p < 0.001,
  95% CI (0.98–2.64) 95% CI (1.1–2.81)
  1. aPer 10–point increase in chest radiograph score.