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Table 1 Respiratory variables at baseline

From: Right over left ventricular end-diastolic area relevance to predict hemodynamic intolerance of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in patients with severe ARDS

Ventilator settings
 VT (mL kg−1 PBW) 5.8 ± 0.6
 Respiratory rate (cycles min−1) 29 ± 3
 PEEP (cm H2O) 11 ± 3
 FiO2 (%) 97 ± 9
Respiratory-system mechanics
 Plateau airway pressure (cm H2O) 29 ± 2
 mPaw (cm H2O) 19 ± 3
 Respiratory system compliance (mL cm H2O−1) 22 ± 9
Results of ABG measurements
 pH 7.24 ± 0.14
 P/F ratio 89 ± 23
 PaO2 (mmHg) 86 ± 22
 PaCO2 (mmHg) 53 ± 15
 Bicarbonate (mmol L−1) 24 ± 5
 Base excess (mmol L−1) −6 ± 6
TDTP respiratory parameters
 ELWI (mL kg−1 PBW) 19 ± 7
 PVPI 5.1 ± 1.7
  1. Results are given as mean ± SD
  2. ABG arterial blood gas, TPTD transpulmonary thermodilution, VT tidal-volume, PBW predicted body weight, PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, FiO 2 fraction of inspired oxygen, mPaw mean airway pressure, P/F ratio of arterial oxygen concentration to the fraction of inspired oxygen, PaCO 2 partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide, PaO 2 partial pressure of arterial oxygen, ELWI extravascular lung water index, PVPI pulmonary vascular permeability index