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Table 2 MV data of the study population (N = 50)

From: Ultrasound as a bedside tool for diagnosis of post-intubation tracheal stenosis

  Stenosis (n = 12) No-stenosis (n = 38) p value
Duration of MV (days)    0.048*
 Mean ± SD 14.75 ± 9.69 10.29 ± 3.31
Mode of MV, no. (%)    0.818
 VC 7 (58.3) 22 (57.9)
 PC 2 (16.7) 9 (23.7)
 Dual 3 (25) 7 (18.4)
Previous intubation, no. (%) 5 (41.7) 6 (15.8) 0.016*
Endotracheal tube change during MV, no. (%) 5 (41.7) 2 (5.3) 0.004**
Tracheostomy, no. (%) 1 (5.9) 3 (7.9) 0.141
  1. MV Mechanical ventilation, VC Volume control, PC Pressure control
  2. *Statistically significant