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Table 1 Wet/dry lung weight ratios (W/D), PaO2/FiO2 ratios, lung injury scores, and sPLA2 levels (n = 10)

From: Cervical sympathetic trunk transection alleviates acute lung injury caused by intestinal obstruction via inhibition of phospholipase A2 in rats

Group W/D PaO2/FiO2 Lung injury scores sPLA2 (ng/L)
C 4.09 ± 0.19 275.5 ± 11.7 0 1.08 ± 0.01
CLP 5.11 ± 0.15 a 213.4 ± 22.1 a 7.01 ± 0.41 1.68 ± 0.04 a
CSTT 4.73 ± 0.22 ab 264.5 ± 22.3 b 4.53 ± 0.23 b 1.46 ± 0.02 ab
  1. Values represent mean ± standard deviation (n = 10)
  2. PaO2 Partial arterial pressure of oxygen, FiO2 Fraction of oxygen in inspired air, sPLA2 Secretory-type phospholipase A2, C Control, CLP Cecal ligation and puncture, CSTT Cervical sympathetic trunk transection
  3. a p < 0.001 versus C group
  4. b p < 0.001 versus CLP group