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Table 6 Complications occurring during intervention period

From: Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trial

  IMST SHAM
Cardiovascular   
   New angina diagnosis 1 1
   Deep vein thrombosis 1 4
   Myocardial infarction 0 2
   Pericardial effusion 0 2
   Hypertensive crisis 10 4
Respiratory   
   Aspiration pneumonia 3 1
   Pneumonia or tracheobronchitis 13 13
   Pneumothorax 0 1
   Pleural effusion 9 3
   Mucus plug 1 3
   Other 2 7
Infections   
   Vancomycin-resistant enterococci 11 4
   Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus 6 4
   Cytomegalovirus 1 2
   Indwelling line-associated sepsis 6 5
   Urinary tract infection 13 7
   Sepsis with shock 6 2
   Sepsis without shock 6 7
   Other 10 9
Gastrointestinal   
   Ascites 1 0
   Clostridium difficile colitis 2 0
   Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 7 6
   Hepatic failure 0 1
Renal   
   Acute renal insufficiency 1 0
   Renal failure 2 1
Other   
   Tracheal bleeding 2 4
   Cardiac arrest/cardiopulmonary resuscitation 2 4
   Death 3 3
  1. IMST, inspiratory muscle strength training.