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Table 3 Favorable and adverse prognostic factors in the literature for deep hypothermia resuscitation

From: Therapeutic management of severe hypothermia with veno-arterial ECMO: where do we stand? Case report and review of the current literature

Favorable factorAdverse factor
Kalemia < 8 mmol per liter
No cardiac arrest associated
Kalemia > 12 mmol per liter
Severe head injury concomitant
High comorbidity
Cerebral hemorrhage associated
Initial pH
Initial lactate