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Table 7 Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed during study

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

  IMST SHAM
Imaging   
   Computerized tomography scan 23 18
   Echocardiogram 4 3
   Endoscopy, lower 0 2
   Endoscopy, upper 3 3
   Diaphragm movement test 2 2
   Electroencephalogram 0 1
   Venous Doppler test 10 9
   Other 7 6
Lines and Tubes   
   Abdominal drain 10 1
   Central venous catheter 22 19
   Chest tube 23 26
   Gastrostomy tube 7 10
   Jejunostomy/gastro jejunum tube 14 8
   Peripherally inserted central catheter line 35 47
   Other 28 33
Medical therapy   
   Bronchoscopy 26 42
   Renal replacement treatments 111 62
   Thoracentesis 3 0
   Transfusion, blood (units) 81 132
   Transfusion, other blood products 6 35
   Wound debridement 1 1
   Other 8 14
Surgery   
   Abdominal 3 1
   Head/neck 1 3
   Vascular 1 1
   Thoracic 0 3
   Other 3 5
  1. IMST, inspiratory muscle strength training.