Table 1

 Diagnoses, ventilation modes, anthropometric and lung function parameters of the investigated population

Scoliosis (n)11
Post-TBC (n)4
PCV (n)10
VCV (n)5
Female (n)2
Male (n)13
Height (cm)157.4  (12.3)
Weight (kg)50.5 (9.5)
Age (years)57.9 (12.0)
VC (l)1.1 (0.3)
VC (% pred)41.5 (8.4)
FEV1 (l)0.8 (0.2)
FEV1 (% pred)72.2 (9.7)
  • VCV = volume cycled ventilation; PCV = pressure cycled ventilator; post-TBC = post-tuberculosis sequelae; VC = vital capacity; FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in one second.

  • Values are mean (SD).