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Table 4 Comparison of oxygenation index in the two groups

From: Extravascular lung water and pulmonary arterial wedge pressure for fluid management in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Groups Prior treatment The first day post- treatment The third day post- treatment The fifth day post- treatment The fifth day post- treatment F p
EVLW group 127.568 ± 18.592 147.066 ± 21.339* 173.266 ± 23.251* 191.333 ± 21.053* 210.066 ± 26.547* 33.118 0.000
PAWP group 133.733 ± 22.917 156.000 ± 26.94* 157.857 ± 21.565* 174.571 ± 16.232* 185.571 ± 17.261* 12.024 0.000
t 0.798 0.996 -1.847 -2.388 -2.922 6.347 0.006
p 0.431 0.329 0.076 0.024 0.007   
  1. Data are shown as mean ± SD, *p < 0.05 versus prior treatment. p < 0.05 versus PAWP group.