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Table 3 Hemodynamic and arterial blood gas parameters before and after FOB

From: Can fiberoptic bronchoscopy be applied to critically ill patients treated with noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory distress syndrome? Prospective observational study

Parameters Before FOB After FOB p value
Arterial blood gas
 pH 7.45 ± 0.12 7.36 ± 0.14 0.07
 PaCO2 (mmHg) 41.3 ± 15.6 41.7 ± 16.1 0.56
PaO2/FiO2 132.2 ± 49.8 172.9 ± 63.2 0.001
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 96.7 ± 18.8 94.3 ± 19.6 0.43
Heart rate/min 104.0 ± 20.1 102.1 ± 18.6 0.48
  1. The number in boldface reflects p < 0.05