Table 2. Characteristics of Sheep in Each Group (n = 7)
*P < 0.01 versus baseline.
†P < 0.01 versus injury.
‡P < 0.01 versus control.
§P < 0.05 versus control.
PMC= PEEP set at the point of maximum curvature; Pflex= PEEP set at the lower inflection point + 2 cm H2O; Pao2= arterial oxygen tension; RM = recruitment maneuver; Crs = respiratory system compliance; PEEP = positive end-expiratory pressure.