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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients on admission to the ICU and pre-HFOV

From: The initial Mayo Clinic experience using high-frequency oscillatory ventilation for adult patients: a retrospective study

  First 24 hours Pre-HFOV
Predicted APACHE II hospital mortality (%) 83 (49–92)  
APACHE II score 35 (23–40) 35 (33–38)*
SOFA score 12 (8–18) 15 (10–16)†
PaO2/FIO2 80 (32) 73 (20)‡
Multiorgan failure (number of patients) 11 14
  1. Data is presented as mean (SD) or median (25th – 75th percentiles).
  2. * P = 0.18, † P = 0.07, ‡ P= 0.81, using Wilcoxon signed rank test.