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Table 1 Patient data and indications to lung transplantation

From: Central, peripheral ECMO or CPB? Comparsion between circulatory support methods used during lung transplantation

  Off Pump (n = 37) CPB (n = 8) Peripheral ECMO (n = 14) Central ECMO (n = 18) p value
Age ± SD 52 ± 12 37 ± 17 49 ± 12 42 ± 15 0.004
Male n (%) 17 (46%) 6 (75%) 9 (64%) 10 (56%) 0.16
Bilateral lung transplantation n (%) 19 (51%) 6 (75%) 10 (71%) 18 (100%) 0.002
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease n (%) 17 (46%) 2 (25%) 6 (43%) 0 0.02
Cystic fibrosis n (%) 6 (16%) 3 (36%) 2 (14%) 7 (39%) 0.17
Hypersensivity pneumonitis n (%) 0 1 (13%) 0 2 (11%) 0.14
Usual interstitial pneumonia n (%) 11 (30%) 1 (13%) 3 (21%) 6 (33%) 0.65
Histiocytosis n (%) 0 0 0 1 (6%) 0.52
Idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension n (%) 0 0 2 (14%) 0 0.27
Retransplantation n (%) 0 1 (13%) 1 (7%) 1 (6%) 0.14
Bronchiechtasis n (%) 1 (3%) 0 0 0 0.48
Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency n (%) 2 (5%) 0 0 1 (6%) 0.58
  1. SD Standard deviation