Table 1.

Patient Characteristics (n = 32; Mean ± SD)

Birth weight (g)1081 ± 316
Gestational age (wk)29 ± 2
Weight at study (g)1139 ± 278
Age at study (d)13 ± 12
Fio2 at study.29 ± .10
Previous days on ventilator7 ± 11
Baseline CL (ml/cm H2O)3.26 ± 2.42
Baseline RL (cm H2O/L/s)54.5 ± 38.0
  • CL indicates lung compliance; RL, lung resistance.