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Table 2 Ventilator settings for the study population as a whole, group (dIVC <18%) and group (dIVC >18%)

From: The gray zone of the qualitative assessment of respiratory changes in inferior vena cava diameter in ICU patients

  All patients (n= 97) dIVC <18% (n= 71) dIVC ≥18% (n= 26) P value
Vt (ml) 519 ± 45 518 ± 46 518 ± 46 0.15
RR (mn-1) 16 ± 3 16 ± 3 16 ± 3 0.56
PEEP (cmH2O) 4 ± 2 4 ± 2 4 ± 1 0.3
PPlat (cmH2O) 18 ± 5 18 ± 5 17 ±4 0.56
Vt (ml/kg) 8.3 ± 0.5 8.3 ± 0.4 8.3 ± 0.5 0.1
  1. dIVC, inferior vena cava distensibility index; Vt , tidal volume; RR, respiratory rate; PEEP, positive end-expiratory pressure; PPlat, plateau pressure.