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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects

From: Dead space and CO2 elimination related to pattern of inspiratory gas delivery in ARDS patients

Subject Age SAPS II Cause of ARDS Underlying disease Days of ARDS
1 44 28 Sepsis Meningitis 5
2 56 58 Septic shock Lymphoma 3
3 68 73 Pneumonia Thrombotic microangiopathy 2
4 58 64 Heat stroke Alcoholism 0
5 66 81 Septic shock Aortic valve replacement 5
6 64 76 Sepsis Arterial hypertension 2
7 51 44 Pneumonia Cirrhosis 0
8 75 73 Pneumonia Obliterating artery disease 2
  1. SAPS II, new simplified acute physiology score.