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Table 2 Comparisons of laboratory findings between survivors and non-survivors

From: Clinical outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute traumatic lung injury: a retrospective study

Pre-ECMOTotalSurvivorsNon-survivorsP
Variables, mediann = 42 (IQR)n = 34 (IQR)n = 8 (IQR)
Hemoglobin (g/dL)12.8 (10.6–15.3)13.2 (10.8–15.6)11.5 (8.0–12.6)0.098
Platelet count (cells/μL)199.5 (100.5–276.2)237 (132.0–287.2)79 (43.5–167.5)0.003*
Activated PTT (s)43.3 (31.5–64.1)39.8 (30.8–50.0)91.7 (62.6–107.4)0.003*
INR1.2 (1.1–1.4)1.1 (1.0–1.3)1.7 (1.7–2.5)0.002*
ABGA
 pH7.19 (7.01–7.31)7.24 (7.0–7.3)6.95 (6.83–7.06)0.002*
 PaO2 mmHg60.5 (51.1–77.2)60.5 (51.1–74.4)58.7 (39.5–88.1)0.144
 PaCO2 mmHg47.0 (38.9–62.4)46.1 (38.5–59.0)60 (50.3–109.7)0.409
 PaO2/FiO261.5 (49.7–81.7)63 (51.1–80.7)55.9 (35.0–83.8)0.686
BUN (mg/dL)15.7 (12.0–21.1)15.7 (11.0–19.9)16.8 (13.7–23.3)0.519
Creatinine (mg/dL)1.1 (0.8–1.3)1.0 (0.8–1.3)1.3 (0.8–1.9)0.125
Bilirubin (mg/dL)0.8 (0.4–1.6)0.8 (0.4–1.6)0.6 (0.2–1.8)0.647
Lactate (mmol/L)6.7 (2.6–11.5)5.7 (2.4–9.2)15.0 (12.5–18.4)0.001*
  1. Abbreviations: ABGA arterial blood gas analysis, BUN blood urea nitrogen, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, INR international normalized ratio, IQR interquartile range, PaCO2 partial arterial carbon dioxide pressure, PaO2 partial arterial oxygen saturation, PTT partial thromboplastin time
  2. *Statistically significant, P < 0.05