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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 62)

From: Does volatile sedation with sevoflurane allow spontaneous breathing during prolonged prone positioning in intubated ARDS patients? A retrospective observational feasibility trial

Patient characteristics  
Sex, n (%)  
 Male 45 (73)
 Female 17 (27)
Age [years], median (IQR) 56 (25.75)
Body mass index [m/l2], median (IQR) 25.4 (4.8)
Reason of ARDS, n (%)  
 Bacterial lung infection 16 (26)
 Aspirationpneumonitis/aspirationpneumonia 15 (24)
 Influenza 13 (21)
 ARDS secondary to extrapulmonary infection 7 (11)
 Polytrauma 3 (5)
 Others (post-lung surgery/transplant, etc.) 8 (13)
ICU Mortality [%] 47
ICU stay [days], median, (IQR) 15 (14)
PaO2/FiO2 at ICU admission/before ECMO implantation by ECMO outreach team, n (%)  
 201–300 2 (3)
 101–200 26 (42)
 ≤ 100 34 (55)
TISS-10, median, (IQR) 20 (12)
SAPS II, median, (IQR) 48 (17.25)
  1. TISS Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System [35], SAPS Simplified Acute Physiology Score [36]