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Table 1 Patient characteristics and diagnosis

From: Factors influencing the outcome of paediatric cardiac surgical patients during extracorporeal circulatory support

Variables Survivors Non survivors Total
Male 15 14 29
Female 14 10 24
Median Age 142 days 180 days -
Median Weight 6 kg 5.2 kg -
Mean duration of ECMO 94 hr 164 hr -
Anatomical Diagnosis
Tetralogy of Fallot's (TOF) 4 5 16
TOF with additional lesionsa 2 5  
Transposition of great arteries (TGA) 5 2 10
TGA with additional lesionsb 1 2  
Ventricular septal defects (VSD) 2 1 6
VSD with additional lesions c 2 1  
Total anomalus pulmonary venous drainage 2 2 4
Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) 2 2 4
Truncus arteriosus 3 1 4
Single ventricle heart 2 1 3
Other diagnosisd 4 2 6
  1. "a" – Absent pulmonary valve, pulmonary atresia, right pulmonary artery stenosis, left pulmonary artery stenosis, pulmonary artery stenosis with bilateral aortopulmonary collaterals, multiple VSD, anomalus left anterior descending artery (LAD)
  2. "b" – ASD and VSD, AVSD with hypoplastic arch, VSD with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO)
  3. "c" – Coarctation of aorta, right ventricular outflow tract obstruction, ASD with bilateral superior vena cava
  4. "d" – LVOTO, LVOTO with interrupted arch, pulmonary atresia with Ebstein anomaly, double outlet right ventricle with pulmonary atresia, anomalous LAD with myocardial infraction, pulmonary regurgitation with tricuspid anomaly