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Table 5 Respiratory and ventilatory parameters before and after paracentesis

From: Large-volume paracentesis effects plasma disappearance rate of indo-cyanine green in critically ill patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and intraabdominal hypertension

Respiratory and ventilatory parameters
  Before paracentesis After paracentesis p value
  Median (IQR) Median (IQR)  
PaO2/FiO2 220 (126–271) 247 (138–321) < 0.001
OI (cmH2O/mmHg) 8.0 (4.8–12.3) 5.8 (3.8–11.1) < 0.001
TV (mL) 491 (337–542) 530 (414–590) 0.001
Cdyn (mL/cmH2O) 41 (21–46) 49 (24–65) < 0.001
Respiratory rate (min−1) 24 (18–26) 22 (16–26) 0.062
PaCO2 36.7 (32.6–46.4) 37.0 (32.7–41.2) 0.115
  1. OI oxygenation index, TV tidal volume, Cdyn dynamic respiratory system compliance, PaCO2 arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide