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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Can proportional ventilation modes facilitate exercise in critically ill patients? A physiological cross-over study

Patient Sex Age (years) Diagnosis ICU (days) MV (days) APACHE II PS PEEP FiO2 (%) Group
1 M 69 Sepsis-MOF 14 14 29 4 6 24 NAVA
2 M 53 Cardiac arrest 54 54 42 7 5 30 NAVA
3 F 53 CO intoxication 6 6 16 13 5 35 NAVA
4 M 66 Pneumonia 14 14 20 5 5 30 NAVA
5 M 54 Esophageal cancer 7 2 25 11 6 27 PAV+
6 M 72 Polytrauma 19 19 13 9 8 28 PAV+
7 M 61 ARF 32 32 22 16 7 21 PAV+
8 F 55 AECOPD 16 16 28 8 5 34 PAV+
9 F 55 Sepsis–cirrhosis 12 12 13 9 5 30 PAV+
10 M 48 Pneumonia 14 14 18 7 6 35 PAV+
Median   55   14 14 21     
IQR   53–65   12.5–18.3 12.5–18.3 16.5–27.3     
  1. M male, F female, ARF acute respiratory failure, MOF multiple organ failure, CO carbon monoxide, AECOPD acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ICU intensive care unit, MV (days) duration of mechanical ventilation (in days) at first study day, APACHE II simplified acute physiology score II, PS ventilator assistance during baseline ventilation, PEEP positive end expiratory pressure, PAV+ Proportional Assist Ventilation with load-adjustable gain factors, NAVA neurally adjusted ventilator assist, IQR interquartile range