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Table 1 Baseline ventilatory settings of six pigs

From: Electrical impedance tomography compared to positron emission tomography for the measurement of regional lung ventilation: an experimental study

Pig number Weight
(kg)
VT
(mL)
Rf (breaths.min) V'
(L/s)
PEEPt
(cmH2O)
Pplat
(cmH2O)
PaO2 *
(mmHg)
PaCO2 *
(mmHg)
pH* MAP
(mmHg)
1 31 310 18 0.28 0.7 11.4 100 37 7.43 85
2 30 300 20 0.30 0.0 16.0 85 38 7.44 84
3 24 250 26 0.36 0.0 15.0 80 35 7.38 86
4 30 300 17 0.28 0.0 14.0 122 28 7.53 90
5 26 260 20 0.26 0.0 8.5 124 36 7.41 69
6 30 270 23 0.35 0.3 14.0 101 37 7.42 89
Mean 28 282 21 0.31 0.17 13.2 102 35 7.44 84
SD 3 25 3 0.04 0.29 2.7 18 4 0.05 8
  1. * inspiratory oxygen fraction was 21%
  2. MAP = mean systemic arterial blood pressure; PEEPt = total positive end-expiratory pressure; Pplat = plateau pressure; Rf = respiratory frequency; V'= inflation flow; VT = tidal volume.