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Table 1 Table

From: The effects of increasing levels of PEEP on inflammation markers and oxygenation in rats with unilateral lung injury

  Lung injury with HCl Controls
  ZEEP PEEP5 PEEP10 ZEEP PEEP5 PEEP10
PaO2 after 4 h vent. (mmHg)* 127 ± 26 193 ± 4 203 ± 10 138 ± 14 215 ± 10 197 ± 13
Protein left lung (mg/l)** 2841 ± 146 2867 ± 253 1970 ± 300 80 ± 11 62 ± 17 72 ± 17
Protein right lung (mg/l)*** 343 ± 69 212 ± 69 195 ± 43 69 ± 7 85 ± 13 92 ± 10
Neutrophils left lung (ml-1)** 4082 ± 503 2634 ± 530 1744 ± 453 158 ± 77 157 ± 34 85 ± 29
Neutrophils right lung (ml-1)*** 456 ± 98 449 ± 147 335 ± 148 155 ± 33 214 ± 56 185 ± 58
  1. Mean ± SEM; Protein and neutrophils: in lavage fluid. *P < 0.05 for effects of PEEP; **P < 0.05 for effects of group, PEEP and interaction; ***P < 0.05 for effects of group.