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Table 1 Differences of EE according to various BW.

From: Energy expenditure (EE) in mechanically ventilated patients: espen equation using different body weights (BW) vs. indirect calorimetry (IC)

ESPEN equation Mean Δ (calculated- measured EE)( ± 2SD)*p < 0.05 Bonferroni post hoc test
BWAN 271 (-1273 ; 731)*
BWADJ 265 (-1339 ; 809)*
BWMES 368 (-1478 ; 742)*
BWBMI22.5 -15 (-811 ; 841)
BWBMI25 195 (-1041 ; 651)