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Table 1 Patients characteristics (n = 19)

From: Flow-controlled ventilation (FCV) improves regional ventilation in obese patients – a randomized controlled crossover trial

 Baseline_VCV_FCV (n = 9)Baseline_FCV_VCV (n = 10)
Age (yr)48.6 ± 6.943.4 ± 13.3
Gender (n), female/male6/38/2
ASA I/II/III (n)0/0/90/0/10
PBW (kg)64.2 ± 12.659.0 ± 7.0
ABW (kg)127.0 ± 27.6120.0 ± 27.1
BMI (kg∙m−2)42.7 ± 4.642.5 ± 7.7
  1. Baseline_VCV_FCV, randomization that was characterized by baseline measurements, followed by volume-controlled ventilation (VCV), followed by flow-controlled ventilation (FCV); baseline_FCV_VCV, randomization that was characterized by baseline measurements, followed by flow-controlled ventilation (FCV), followed by volume-controlled ventilation (VCV); ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, PBW Predicted body weight, ABW Actual body weight, BMI Body mass index