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Table 1 Patient data

From: Microembolic signals and strategy to prevent gas embolism during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

  ECMO ASSISTANCE 50% ECMO ASSISTANCE 100%
Patient (n) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Age (years) 65 70 73 23 58 48
Body Surface Area (m 2 ) 2,5 1,84 1,91 1,7 2 1,65
Gender M M M F M F
Type of event CABG CABG POST CPR POST CPR CABG PORT ACCESS
Reason for ECMO Left ventricular failure Left ventricular failure Biventricular failure Biventricular failure Left ventricular failure Biventricular failure
Length of ECMO (days) 6 12 4 11 4 2
ECMO flow (l/min) 3,1 2,2 4,6-5,3 4,1 4,9 3,96
Weaned from ECMO yes yes no yes no yes
ICU Recovery Time (days) 154 32 4 96 4 5
  1. Demographics of patients