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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics of the patients included in the study

From: Ultraprotective versus apneic ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a physiological study

  n = 24
Age [years] 57.0 ± 9.5
Male sex [%] 67
Body mass index [kg/m2] 32.9 ± 7.7
MV before study [days] 5.5 ± 3.5
Cause of ARDS  
 Pulmonary [%] 79
 Extrapulmonary [%] 21
SAPS II 70.1 ± 11.6
SOFA 14.2 ± 3.3
APACHE II 30.8 ± 7.1
RESP score − 5.1 ± 4.3
PRESERVE score 5.5 ± 2.1
Duration ECMO support [days] 13.5 ± 6.0
Length of ICU stay [days] 39.3 ± 20.5
ICU Mortality [%] 42
  1. Data are reported as mean ± sd or percentage as appropriate
  2. MV mechanical ventilation, SAPS II Simplified Acute Physiology Score II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, RESP Respiratory ECMO Survival Prediction, PRESERVE Predicting Death for Severe ARDS on vv-ECMO; ICU intensive care unit