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Table 2 Physiological data of the animals in the second set of experiments (description of regional gas flow in healthy and lavage injured pigs)

From: Determination of respiratory gas flow by electrical impedance tomography in an animal model of mechanical ventilation

  Healthy baseline Lavage injury
n = 6 Unit Mean sd Mean sd p
HR per minute 86.2 14.1 122.1 30.1 0.048*
MAP mmHg 76.1 11.0 71.1 15.6 0.613
MPAP mmHg 20.1 8.0 39.2 15.1 0.031*
PaO2 / FiO2 mmHg 444.7 69.7 144.1 45.2 0.002**
SVR dyn * s/cm-5 999.1 111.1 1101.4 114.5 0.333
PVR dyn * s/cm-5 201.1 71.2 426.2 99.1 0.023*
dyn. compl. l/mbar 38.5 11.3 17.7 12.1 0.039*
  1. HR = heart rate, MAP = mean arterial pressure, MPAP = mean pulmonary artery pressure, PaO2 / FiO2 = arterial partial oxygen pressure divided by the fraction of the inspired oxygen, SVR = systemic vascular resistance, PVR = pulmonary vascular resistance, dyn. compl. = dynamic compliance, sd = standard deviation, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.005.