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First, the value of pulmonary shunt fraction (Qs/Qt) was not given in the present study, since it requires invasive pulmonary artery catheterisation for the sampling of mixed venous whole blood.
The fever suggests infection and increased shunt as indicated by the low O2 score suggests increased pathological pulmonary shunt.