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Table 3 Regional compliance in early and late prone position according to PEEP strategy

From: Effects of positive end-expiratory pressure strategy in supine and prone position on lung and chest wall mechanics in acute respiratory distress syndrome

Electrical impedance tomography-derived regional compliance Early prone position Late prone position P values
  PEEP/FIO2 table (n = 13) Pes-guided strategy (n = 10) PEEP/FIO2 table (n = 13) Pes-guided strategy (n = 10) Position effect PEEP strategy effect Position and PEEP interaction
Sternal lung regions (mL/cmH2O) 11 ± 4 13 ± 6 13 ± 6 15 ± 8 0.002 0.42 0.89
Spinal lung regions (mL/cmH2O) 22 ± 9 24 ± 9 21 ± 9 24 ± 12 0.99 0.57 0.51
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, Pes esophageal pressure