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Table 2 Gas exchange and respiratory mechanics in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 ICU patients

From: Markers of endothelial and epithelial pulmonary injury in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 ICU patients

  T1
n = 31
T2
n = 26
T3
n = 20
p value
for inter-group trend
p value for group trend comparison
PaO2/FIO2      
Survivor 183 [124–264] 215 [165–304] 251 [204–355] 0.08 0.001
Non-survivor 116 [81–184] 104 [77–147] 144 [94–193] 0.84
PaCO2      
Survivor 48 [36–56] 45 [38–67] 41 [35–55] 0.22 0.001
Non-survivor 48 [41–69] 63 [50–71] 64 [54–83] 0.02
Driving pressure      
Survivor 9 [8–11] 8 [7–11] 8 [6–8] 0.31 0.10
Non-survivor 8 [7–14] 10 [9–12] 10 [9–12] 0.57
Static compliance      
Survivor 57 [36–78] 71 [41–80] 60 [49–79] 0.07 0.35
Non-survivor 60 [51–64] 41 [24–54] 46 [40–64] 0.23
PEEP      
Survivor 12 [9–12] 8 [6–11] 8 [6–10] 0.36 0.03
Non-survivor 10 [8–11] 14 [9–17] 10 [9–13] 0.93
Plateau      
Survivor 18 [15–21] 17 [14–22] 15 [12–17] 0.25 0.07
Non-survivor 21 [18–23] 22 [19–31] 21 [16–23] 0.84
  1. Data are reported as median [interquartile range]
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