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Table 4 Comparison of complications during ECMO between survivors and non-survivors

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

 TotalSurvivorsNon-survivorsP
n = 42 (%)n = 34 (81%)n = 8 (19%)
Leg ischemia1 (2.4)0 (0)1 (2.4)0.190
Bed sore2 (4.8)2 (4.8)0 (0)0.652
ARF (creatinine > 2 mg/dL)11 (26.2)5 (11.9)6 (14.3)0.002*
Cholecystitis2 (4.8)2 (4.8)0 (0)0.652
Ulcer bleeding1 (2.4)1 (2.4)0 (0)0.810
CNS injury1 (2.4)0 (0)1 (2.4)0.190
Multiorgan failure2 (4.8)1 (2.4)1 (2.4)0.348
  1. Abbreviations: ARF acute renal failure, CNS central nervous system, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  2. *Statistically significant, P < 0.05