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Table 2 Characteristics at point of randomization

From: ECMO improves survival following cardiogenic shock due to carbon monoxide poisoning - an experimental porcine model

  Ventilator (n = 6) ECMO (n = 6) Difference
  CI (95%)   CI (95%)   P-value
HbCO (%) 69.7 59.4–80.0 67.9 49.6–86.2 −2.0 0.83
pH 7.26 7.16–7.36 7.31 7.23–7.39 −0.05 0.34
Hb (mmol/L) 5.85 4.98–6.72 6.17 5.21–7.12 −0.32 0.54
pCO2 (mmHg) 37.7 29.0–46.4 39.2 34.4–44.0 −1.4 0.72
pO2 (mmHg) 34.5 21.5–47.6 24.4 17.4–31.4 10.1 0.12
Lactate (mmol/L) 7.33 6.45–8.22 6.27 5.27–7.26 1.07 0.07
Temperature (°C) 37.4 36.1–38.8 37.1 36.4–37.7 0.35 0.56
Cardiac output (L/min) 1.57 1.17–1.96 1.34 0.43–2.25 0.23 0.57
% of base line 49.5 37.5–61.4 41.33 6.39–76.26 8.13 0.59
MAP (mmHg) 46.3 35.1–57.6 38.8 32.3–45.4 7.5 0.18
HR (beats/min) 102.5 74.8–130.2 108.17 84.4–131.9 −5.67 0.70
MPAP (mmHg) 20,0 16.6–23.5 16.2 12.5–19.8 3.83 0.08
MLAP (mmHg) 8.2 5.6–10.8 7.8 5.4–10.3 0.33 0.82
PVR (dyn·s·cm−5) 657.3 316.2–998.5 579.8 207.8–951.9 77.5 0.70
  1. The table shows characteristics of essential values at point of randomization in the ventilator group vs the ECMO group. MAP Mean Arterial Pressure, HR Heart Rate, MPAP Mean pulmonary Pressure, MLAP Mean left atrial pressure, PVR Pulmonary Vascular resistance