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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Feasibility and safety of low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal to facilitate ultra-protective ventilation in patients with moderate acute respiratory distress syndrome

Variables Patients (n = 15)
Age (years) 55 ± 19
Gender (male/female), number 11/4
Body mass index (kg/m2) 24 ± 8
Lung injury score (Murray) 3 ± 0.9
Risk factors for acute respiratory distress syndrome, number of patients  
 Pulmonary  
  Pneumonia 12
 Non-pulmonary  
  Sepsis 3
Comorbidities, number of patients  
 Diabetes mellitus 3
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 1
 Arterial hypertension 5
 Coronary artery disease 1
 Chronic renal impairment 2
 Atrial fibrillation 2
 Alcohol use disorder 4
 Obesity 2
Simplified acute physiology score II 51 ± 14
Sequential organ failure assessment 10 ± 4