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Table 2 Results of the measurement by thermodilution technique

From: Difference in pulmonary permeability between indirect and direct acute respiratory distress syndrome assessed by the transpulmonary thermodilution technique: a prospective, observational, multi-institutional study

  ARDSexp ARDSp p value
n = 56 n = 117  
Day 0    
ITBI 1,067 ± 236 1,015 ± 270 .09
EVLWI 17.8 ± 6.6 19.0 ± 7.1 .20
PVPI 2.9 ± 1.3 3.3 ± 1.3 .008
Day 1    
ITBI 1,069 ± 309 1,019 ± 279 .37
EVLWI 17.0 ± 8.0 18.0 ± 7.0 .16
PVPI 2.8 ± 1.5 3.2 ± 1.2 .01
Day 2    
ITBI 1,095 ± 263 1,078 ± 313 .41
EVLWI 14.9 ± 6.0 17.6 ± 7.8 .02
PVPI 2.4 ± 1.0 2.9 ± 1.3 .01
  1. Values are given as mean ± standard deviation. ARDSexp acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to extrapulmonary cause, ARDSp acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to pulmonary cause, ITBI intrathoracic blood volume index, EVLWI extravascular lung water index, PVPI pulmonary vascular permeability index.