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Table 2 Demographic characteristics and major clinical information of patients with APE

From: Chest sonography: a useful tool to differentiate acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema from acute respiratory distress syndrome

APE (n = 40)
AGE (y)  
Mean ± SD 75.5 ± 6.8
Range 61–84
Sex (no. of patients)  
M 25
F 15
Cause of APE (no. of patients)  
Systolic dysfunction 20
Diastolic dysfunction 12
Valvular disease 8
Mechanical ventilation 8
No invasive ventilation 32