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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients

From: Comparison of quantitative computed tomography analysis and single-indicator thermodilution to measure pulmonary edema in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Patient no. Cause of ARDS Sex Age (yr) PaO 2/FiO 2(mmHg) Crs (ml/cmH 2O) APACHE II score SOFA score MVtime (day) Pleural fluid
1 Pneumonia Male 60 58.00 13.24 19 9 4 No
2 Abdomen infection Male 52 98.33 20.50 9 6 2 No
3 Pneumonia Female 32 49.00 19.57 12 5 <1 No
4 Pneumonia Male 58 75.41 30.00 11 6 <1 Yes
5 Multiple trauma Male 56 98.36 34.90 21 7 2 Yes
6 Multiple trauma Male 36 148.00 27.30 28 13 <1 Yes
7 Pneumonia Female 19 100.00 37.50 10 10 4 No
8 Pneumonia Male 78 185.00 30.00 14 6 5 Yes
9 Abdomen infection Male 63 190.57 31.76 28 8 2 Yes
10 Pneumonia Male 32 36.00 16.76 16 5 <1 No
Mean   8 Males/2 Females 48.6 103.87 26.15 16.80 7.50   
SD    18.08 54.42 8.15 7.04 2.55   
  1. APACHE II: Acute Physiology And Chronic Health EvaluationII; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; Crs, respiratory system compliance; MVtime, time of mechanical ventilation before study enrolment; SOFA: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.