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Table 4 Synopsis of measurements

From: Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) level to prevent expiratory flow limitation during cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial (EFLcore study)

  Presence of EFL Lung compliance Airway resistance BGA Shunt percentage
Before sternotomy X X X X X
After sternotomy X X X X  
Before recruitment maneuver X X X   
After recruitment maneuver X     
Before sternosynthesis X X X X  
After sternosynthesis X X X X X
  1. BGA blood-gas analysis, EFL expiratory flow limitation