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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients

From: Comparison of two protective lung ventilatory regimes on oxygenation during one-lung ventilation: a randomized controlled trial

  Group A Group B P
  n = 20 n = 21  
Age (yrs) 56.1 ± 17 59.1 ± 16 0.39
Weight (kg) 65.0 ± 11.9 63.0 ± 11.4 0.59
Height (cm) 161.5 ± 12.2 159.5 ± 11.0 0.60
Sex (F/M) 11/8 14/7 0.75
Side of surgery (R/L) 11/9 16/6 0.21
Type of surgery    
   Lobectomy 6 4  
   Wedge resections 8 12  
   Medistinal tumor 4 3  
   Other 2 2  
Preoperative PaO2 (mmHg) 61,2 ± 4,8 60,2 ± 4,1 0,43
Preoperative PaCO2 (mmHg) 32,3 ± 3,5 31,6 ± 2,6 0,23
Preoperative FEV1 (% predicted) 95,4 ± 20,8 86,9 ± 17,6 0,24
Preoperative FVC (% Predicted) 96,6 ± 20,3 88,6 ± 14,5 0,23
  1. Data are shown as mean ± SD.
  2. FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in 1 second; FVC = forced vital capacity; PaO2 = arterial blood oxygen tension; PaCO2 = arterial blood carbon dioxide tension.
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