Table 2

 Expired tidal volumes during volume guarantee ventilation with a normal expiratory pattern

InfantSet VTe (ml/kg)VTe during triggered inflations Mean (range) (ml/kg)VTe during untriggered inflations Mean (range) (ml/kg)
Results expressed as mean and range for triggered and untriggered inflations.
14.54.5 (0.06–16.8)4.3 (0.01–14.3)
23.73.8 (0.01–10.9)3.7 (0.3–11.0)
32.92.7 (1.5–43)2.7 (2.0–4.3)
43.63.6 (1.5–7.3)3.4 (1.2–9.6)
53.93.7 (0.6–8.8)3.8 (1.8–8.3)
63.93.8 (1.0–5.8)3.5 (2.4–5.0)
74.64.6 (0.01–11.8)4.5 (0.02–11.3)
84.75.3 (0.4–16.1)4.2 (0.6–10.0)
93.83.9 (1.3–5.7)5 (0.5–6.1)
102.83.2 (0.1–6.9)3.4 (0.8–5.3)
All infants combined, mean (range) as percentage of the set VTe
100%102 (0–378) %98 (0–322) %