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Table 2 Change in arterial blood gas (room air)

From: A strategy for pulmonary resection after contralateral diaphragm plication: a surgical case report

  Preoperative After diaphragm plication
pH 7.430 7.419
PaO2 (mmHg) 79.3 93.7
PaCO2 (mmHg) 45.4 42.4
BE (mmol/L) 4.5 2.1
SaO2 (%) 96.5 97.6
  1. PaO2 arterial blood oxygen partial pressure, PaCO2 arterial blood carbon dioxide partial pressure, BE base excess, SaO2 arterial oxygen saturation