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From: The effects of increasing levels of PEEP on oxygenation and lung perfusion in pigs with unilateral lung injury

  Lung injury with HCl (n = 8) Control (n = 6)
  ZEEP PEEP5 PEEP10 ZEEP PEEP5 PEEP10
PaO2 (mmHg) 407±17* 471±11* 468±22* 470±22 488±12 525±14
MAP (mmHg) 75±8** 65±5** 45±8** 67±11** 61±11** 53±9**
CO (l/min) 3.6±0.2** 2.9±0.2** 2.0±0.1** 3.8±0.4** 3.2±0.2** 2.6±0.2**
Left lung perfusion (% of total) 30±3* 30±4* 30±3* 50±1.6 47±1.1 57±1.8
Left lung TV (% of total) 29±1.6* 32±1.2* 33±1.2* 45±0.8* 47±1* 46±0.6*
  1. Mean±SEM; CO=cardiac output, MAP=mean arterial pressure, TV=tidal volume. *P <0.05 for effects of group. **P <0.05 for effects of PEEP.