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Table 3 Clinical data in the ECMO-center and outcome

From: Feasibility of inter-hospital transportation using extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support of patients affected by severe swine-flu(H1N1)-related ARDS

  GROUP A (N patients:4) GROUP B (N patients:8)
  Median Range Median Range
Duration of ECMO (days) 9.5 8-28 8 0-19
Duration of MV (days) 14.5 12-35 10.5 4-48
ICU LOS (days) 16 14-35 13.5 4-81
ICU LOS-T(days) 19 15-38 15 8-87
Hospital LOS-T (days) 39.5 31-47 27.5 6-107
ICU mortality, % (N) 25%(1) 0%(0)
Hospital mortality, % (N) 25%(1) 0%(0)
  1. Clinical data of the patients during their hospitalisation in the ECMO-centre and the outcome.
  2. LOS: length of stay; LOS-T: total length of stay (peripheral hospital+ecmo center); MV: mechanical ventilation.