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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: Effectiveness of treatment with high-frequency chest wall oscillation in patients with bronchiectasis

  Control group HFWCO group CPT group
SEX (Male/Female) 4 male 6 female 3 male 7 female 2 male 8 female
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
AGE(years) 71.9 7.46 74.6 4.69 73.9 3.66
FVC°(ml) 2125 898.9 2545 820 2427.5 813.7
FEV1°°(ml) 1016 628.9 1509 625.5 1739 672.9
Tiffeneau Index 46.5 14.1 58.4 13.8 68.7 13.3
TLC°°°(ml) 5593 2013 5993 2407.2 5931 1546.8
RV°°°°(ml) 3423 2047.4 3161 1106.5 3353 2320.6
paO2(mmHg) 66.2 4.9 70.9 8.6 76.3 12.3
paCO2(mmHg) 42.4 1.4 42.5 4.6 37.4 6.6
MIP*(cmH2O) 50.5 10.4 61 13 54.8 16.7
MEP**(cmH2O) 65 12.6 66.6 17.7 65 23.2
MMRC*** 2.2 0.4 2.1 0.7 2.3 1.3
CAT**** 17.9 8.5 23.9 6.3 17.7 8.3
BCSS***** 6.2 2.4 6.8 2.8 4.9 2.8
  1. °Forced vital capacity * Maximal Inspiratory Pressure.
  2. °°Forced expiratory volume 1 minute ** Maximal Expiratory Pressure.
  3. °°° Total lung capacity *** Modified Medical Research Scale.
  4. °°°° Residual volume **** COPD Assessment Test.
  5. ***** Breathlessness, Cough and Sputum Scale.