Table 2—

Incidence of weaning success and failure

First author [Ref.]YrSubjectsFailed initial SBTPassed Initial SBTRe-intubatedTotal failed weaningSuccessful weaning
Farias 24200125756 (22)20128 (14)84 (32.7)173
Esteban 22199952673 (14)45361 (13)134 (25.5)392
Vallverdu 17199821769 (32)14823 (16)92 (42.4)125
Esteban 25199748487 (18)39774 (19)161 (33.3)323
Esteban 161995546130 (24)41658 (14)188 (34.4)358
Brochard 181994456109 (24)3478 (3)117 (25.6)339
Total2486524/2486 (21%)1962/2486 (79%)252/1962 (13%)776 (31.2%)1710/2486 (68.8%)
  • Data are presented as n or n (%), unless otherwise stated. SBT: spontaneous breathing trial