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Table 4 Outcome of 13 patients after 6 hours of VA-ECMO treatment

From: Clinical course and prognostic factors of patients in severe accidental hypothermia with circulatory instability rewarmed with veno-arterial ECMO - an observational case series study

Feature Survivors Non-survivors Total
Normothermia 8/9 (88.9%) 4/4 (100%) 12/13 (92.3%)
Cathecholamine support (>1 drug) 7/9 (77.8%) 2/4 (50%) 9/13 (69.23%)
pH < 7.2 1/9 (11.1%) 2/4 (50%) 3/13 (23.07%)
Lack of lactate normalization 6/9 (66.7%) 4/4 (100%) 10/13 (76.92%)
Diuresis < 1 ml/kg/h 0/9 (0%) 2/4 (50%) 2/13 (15.4%)
Fluid resuscitation volume > 3000 ml/6 h 7/9 (77.8%) 4/4 (100%) 11/13 (84.6%)