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Table 2 The characteristics and parameters at the end of the experiment, 4 h after the criteria for ARDS had been met (mean ± SD)

From: A comparison of four different models of acute respiratory distress syndrome in sheep

  Lavage Albumin 20% HCl LPS p < 0.05
N 6 10 6 5  
Death during exp 0 0 0 1  
Cells BALF (corr) (cells/kg) 43.7 ± 19.4 204.7 ± 509.2 38 ± 33.5 73.2 ± 53.5 no
Neutro BALF (corr) (cells/kg) 12.5 ± 8.8 58.4 ± 142.2 29.3 ± 30.1 8.2 ± 7.1 no
Protein BALF (corr) (mg/kg) 60.1 ± 41.6 89.5 ± 80.4 54.4 ± 40.8 32.3 ± 22.2 no
DSPL BALF (corr) (mg/kg) 0.087 ± 0.061 0.103 ± 0.061 0.071 ± 0.011 0. 132 ± 0.09 no
IL-8 BALF (corr) (ng/kg) 6.66 ± 5.67 4.42 ± 5.5 3.46 ± 1.82 6.95 ± 2.5 no
MAS (μm2) 6782 ± 1665 7078 ± 1694 7634 ± 3705 5158 ± 2400 no
AWT (μm2) 26.2 ± 2.1 27.8 ± 2.2 30 ± 3.8 29.4 ± 2.7 no
Lung injury score 0.025 ± 0.004 0.023 ± 0.003 0.024 ± 0.004 0.025 ± 0.003 no