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From: Effect of different tidal volumes and PEEP levels on gas exchange and FRC

  TV 300 ml 600 ml 900 ml
PEEP     
5 cmH2O PaO2   67± 12   96± 20      102± 41 mmHg
  FRC   740± 503   794± 355  870± 392 ml
10 cmH2O PaO2   87± 33 116± 44       130± 63 mmHg
  FRC 1032± 568 1057± 427 1189± 613 ml
15 cmH2O PaO2 106± 58 144± 84        147± 82 mmHg
  FRC 1249± 626  1310± 588  1435± 670 ml
  1. ANOVA two way RM: P<0.05 either PEEP or TV, no significant interaction between PEEP and TV.