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Fig. 5 | Journal of Intensive Care

Fig. 5

From: Influence of lung aeration on diaphragmatic contractility during a spontaneous breathing trial: an ultrasound study

Fig. 5

Scatter plot between lung aeration score (LUS) and right diaphragmatic thickening fraction (DTF) assessed by ultrasound. Filled circles indicate the patients successfully weaned from mechanical ventilation; open circles indicate the patients with weaning failure. The vertical dashed line indicates LUS of 14; the horizontal dash line indicates DTF of 20%. LUS and DTF were assessed at 30-min after a spontaneous breathing trial

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