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Table 1 Case Series Data

From: Mechanical ventilation and the total artificial heart: optimal ventilator trigger to avoid post-operative autocycling - a case series and literature review

Patient Mode of ventilation CVP BMI RRactual/set with flow trigger RRactual/set with pressure trigger TAH rate PEEP
Autocycling group
1 ACV 20 27.5 37/24 26/26 101 5
2 SIMV + PS 21 28.7 38/6 10/10 123 5
3 SIMV + PS 22 39.7 16/12 18/18 115 6
4 SIMV + PS 20 25.9 37/12 12/12 131 5
5 SIMV + PS 19 23.6 27/12 12/12 115 16
Nonautocycling group
6 SIMV + PS 18 31.2   10/10 110 8
7 SIMV + PS 7 32.3 18/18 30/30 110 25
8 SIMV + PS 15 32.3 10/10   125 5
9 SIMV + PS 19 25.8 18/12 18/12 120 5
10 SIMV + PS 10 30.8 14/10 12/10 110 5
  1. ACV refers to assist control ventilation; SIMV, synchronized intermittent mechanical ventilation; PS, pressure support; CVP, central venous pressure; BMI, body mass index; RR, respiratory rate; TAH, total artificial heart; PEEP, positive end expiratory pressure.