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Table 3 Patients characteristic of the transport group

From: ECLS supported transport of ICU patients: does out-of -house implantation impact survival?

Patients characteristics Home Transport p
Age (yrs) 47 (+ − 20) 48 (+ − 18) p = 0.477
Time admission to circulatory support (h) 46 (+ − 41) 52 (+ − 89) p = 0.177
Gender (male) n(%) 478 (65) 161 (66) p = 0.756
Awake ECMO 144 (20) 16 (7) p < 0.001
Dialysis before ECMO n (%) 263 (36) 34 (14) p < 0.001
Peak Insp. Pressure, cmH2O 34 (+ − 6) 32 (+ − 8) p = 0.009
pO2/FiO2 96 (+ − 29) 93 (+ − 18) p = 0.343
SAVE Score (v-a only) −1.56 (+ − 4.73 −3.93 (+ − 4.22) p < 0.001
RESP Score (v-v only) −1.14 (+ − 4.146) −0.52(+ − 3.635) p = 0.130
type of support Home Transport p
Total n 733 243  
v-a n (%) 384 (52) 109 (45) p = 0.027
v-v n (%) 327 (45) 129 (53) p = 0.012
Others n (%) 22 (3) 5 (2) p = 0.259
perioperative data Home Transport p
ECLS running time (d) 8.03 (+ − 8.19) 7.81 (+ − 6.71) p = 0.675
Mortality on ECLS 322 (44) 97 (40) p = 0.162
30 day mortality 379 (52) 119 (49) p = 0.265
Death after ECLS (sec. Failure) 52 (7) 32 (13) p = 0.003
Vascular complications 40 (5) 13 (5) p = 0.5
  1. v-v: veno-venous support, v-a veno-arterial support