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Table 5 Changes in Pdimax (cm H2O) over time in successful weaning and failed weaning patients according to the baseline disease

From: Determinants of weaning success in patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation

Group T0 T1
Successful weaning   
   COPD 50.2 ± 11.9 (4.9) 59.3 ± 13.5 (5.5)a
   Non-COPD 28.83 ± 16.5 (5.2) 33.2 ± 16.9
Failed weaning   
   COPD 32.1 ± 17.6 (6.2) 32.1 ± 10.6 (3.7)a
   Non-COPD 16.5 ± 13.5a (5.5) 22 ± 13.5 (5.5)a
  1. Data are presented as the mean ± standard deviation (standard error). COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Pdimax, maximum transdiaphragmatic pressure.
  2. a, post doc analysis P < 0.05.