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Table 1 Assessment of patient characteristics on admission and on the day of open lung biopsy

From: Usefulness of open lung biopsy in mechanically ventilated patients with undiagnosed diffuse pulmonary infiltrates: influence of comorbidities and organ dysfunction

Characteristic On admission to ICU On day of OLB
Age, years 58.5 (20–77)  
Sex   
   Male 25 (69)  
   Female 11 (31)  
Smoking, pack-years 20 (0–80)  
CCS 2.6 (0–7)  
APACHE II score 17 (7–27)  
SAPS II score 35 (22–65)  
SOFA score 5 (2–12) 5 (1–12)
No. of organ dysfunctions 2 (1–3) 2 (1–3)
PaO2/FiO2 ratio 119.5 (53–267) 158.6 (52–320)
PEEP, cmH2O 10 (5–18) 10 (5–18)
Compliance, ml/cmH2O 14.9 (5.1–36.3) 14.0 (5.2–39.3)
  1. Data are presented as mean (range) or n (%). CCS, Charlson age–comorbidity score; APACHE II, Acute Physiologic and Chronic Health Evaluation II; ICU, intensive care unit; OLB, open lung biopsy; PEEP, positive end-expiratory pressure; SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.