Table 3

‚ÄÉMean (SD) static lung and chest wall compliance (ml/cm H2O) in the study patients

Static lung complianceStatic chest wall compliance
D0D53Mp valueD0D53Mp value
All patients80 (19)103 (35)96 (29)0.2090 (33)97 (43)98 (31)0.98
Neuromuscular weakness85 (18)117 (32)98 (31)0.18104 (29)104 (41)102 (30)0.55
Kyphoscoliosis71 (20)72 (17)91 (26)0.1263 (26)80 (46)90 (36)0.25