Table 2

Correlations between the indexes of lung injury

IndexIndexrho valuep-value
P a,O2 W:D lung ratio−0.280.15
P a,O2 Compliance rs0.230.19
Compliance rsW:D lung ratio−0.410.02
W:D lung ratioBAL fluid cell count0.360.04
Compliance rsBAL fluid cell count−0.47<0.01
  • Pa,O2: arterial oxygen tension

  • W:D: wet-to-dry weight lung ratio

  • rs: Spearman rank correlation coefficient

  • BAL: bronchoalveolar lavage