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Table 2 Parameters at baseline and during the course of treatment for five sheep receiving short-term treatment

From: Efficacy and safety of a low-flow veno-venous carbon dioxide removal device: results of an experimental study in adult sheep

Parameter Baseline, mean (SD) Time point from baseline
   1 2 3 4 (1 hour after treatment discontinuation)
   Mean (SD) Contrast with the baseline Mean (SD) Contrast with the baseline Mean (SD) Contrast with the baseline Mean (SD) Contrast with the baseline
PaCO2 (mmHg) 71.7 (5.8) 58.5 (7.1) p = 0.002 60.0 (5.9) p < 0.0001 61.0 (7.9) p = 0.03 70.1 (4.1) p = 0.37
Cardiac output (l/min) 6.6 (0.9) 5.8 (1.2) p = 0.32 5.7 (1.1) p = 0.21 6.4 (1.7) p = 0.82 5.8 (1.3) p = 0.27
Temperature (°C) 38.5 (0.5) 38.1 (1.0) p = 0.15 38.3 (1.2) p = 0.68 37.8 (1.7) p = 0.30 37.8 (1.5) p = 0.27
  1. PaCO2, arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide; SD, standard deviation.