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Table 1 Hemodynamic parameters and temperatures throughout protocol in rabbits presenting experimental acute respiratory distress syndrome and treated by gaseous lung protective ventilation (LPV) or total liquid ventilation (TLV), respectively

From: Hypothermic total liquid ventilation after experimental aspiration-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome

Parameters and groups Baseline Conventional ventilation LPV or TLV
15 min 90 min 10 min 60 min 120 min
Esophageal temperature (°C)
LPV 38.7 ± 0.5 38.1 ± 0.6 38.2 ± 0.4 38.2 ± 0.4 38.6 ± 0.4 38.6 ± 0.4
TLV 38.5 ± 0.8 38.0 ± 0.8 38.8 ± 0.5 32.6 ± 0.6* 33.1 ± 0.3* 33.2 ± 0.2*
Rectal temperature (°C)
LPV 38.7 ± 0.5 38.1 ± 0.6 38.2 ± 0.4 38.3 ± 0.3 38.4 ± 0.3 38.4 ± 0.4
TLV 38.7 ± 0.5 37.8 ± 0.9 39.1 ± 0.4 34.8 ± 0.5* 33.0 ± 0.2* 33.0 ± 0.1*
Heart rate (beats/min)
LPV 257 ± 18 233 ± 16 246 ± 17 255 ± 17 248 ± 15 253 ± 7
TLV 242 ± 17 242 ± 17 262 ± 15 171 ± 6* 172 ± 6* 165 ± 7*
Mean arterial blood pressure (mmHg)
LPV 75 ± 7 74 ± 6 65 ± 6 67 ± 5 61 ± 4 56 ± 8
TLV 69 ± 5 73 ± 3 65 ± 5 69 ± 6 82 ± 6* 74 ± 9*
Lung compliance (ml/kg/cmH2O)
LPV 0.99 ± 0.11 0.59 ± 0.10 0.56 ± 0.09 0.78 ± 0.16 0.78 ± 0.16 0.65 ± 0.10
TLV 1.09 ± 0.18 0.61 ± 0.07 0.63 ± 0.09 0.74 ± 0.09 0.71 ± 0.07 0.67 ± 0.06
  1. Statistical comparisons were only made for group effect but not among time points
  2. n = 8 in each LPV and TLV group
  3. *p < 0.05 versus LPV