Table 2

Demographics of subjects undergoing outflow tract sampling

Surgical procedureAge (years)SexCardiac output (L/min)Peripheral blood neutrophil count (109/L)
Radical cystectomy69Male5.52.9
Radical cystectomy80Male3.15.0
Radical cystectomy76Male5.97.6
Radical cystectomy65Female5.74.4
  • All pulmonary transit measurements were undertaken with subjects supine, receiving 6 ml/kg predicted body weight tidal volume ventilation, positive end-expiratory pressure of 5 cm H2O and FiO2 0.5.