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Table 4 Comparison of complications between non-survivors and survivors

From: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients treated with cardiopulmonary resuscitation using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: focus on survival rate and neurologic outcome

  All (N-=23) Non-survivors (N=13) Survivors (N=10) p
CPR-related complication     
 Chest wall compartment syndrome 1 1 - 1.000
 Pneumothorax 2 1 1 1.000
 Chylothorax 1 - 1 0.435
 Pulmonary hemorrhage 2 2 - 0.486
 Hypoxic brain damage 14 11 3 0.001a
Cannula related complication     
 Cannula site bleeding, ≥ 2 units/d pRBC transfusion 3 3 - 0.229
Leg ischemia d/t septic emboli and right common iliac artery obstruction 2 - 2 0.178
Acute renal failure 11 6 5 1.000
Ulcer bleeding 1 1 - 1.000
Pneumonia 15 5 10 0.003a
ICH d/t hypoxic brain damage 4 4 - 0.104
Sore 4 - 4 0.024a
Sepsis 5 2 3 0.618
  1. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, d day, pRBC packed red blood cell, ICH intracranial hemorrhage
  2. asignificant difference