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Table 1 PA-aO2 and DO2 in 12 piglets with ALI during PLV or CMV

From: Partial liquid ventilation (PLV) vs conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV) with high PEEP and moderate tidal volume (Vt) in acute lung injury in piglets

Parameters Group Baseline ALI t-60 t-120
PA-aO2 (kPa) Control 5.8 ± 2.3 80.2 ± 2.9 72.7 ± 6.3* 71.9 ± 7.2*
  PLV 7.5 ± 4.1 80.5 ± 2.3 47.9 ± 20.0†§ 45.6 ± 21.3†§
DO2 (ml/min) Control 18.7 ± 3.5 11.3 ± 2 11.7 ± 4.0 10.5 ± 2.6
  PLV 22.5 ± 4.1 15.3 ± 4.5 18.9 ± 6.9 18.7 ± 7.2
  1. *P < 0.05, P < 0.01 vs ALI levels within the groups, P < 0.05, §P < 0.01 between groups.