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Table 1 Characteristics of the 15 patients

From: Recombinant factor VIIa for uncontrollable bleeding in patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: report on 15 cases and literature review

Characteristic Value
Male sex 10 (66.7)
Age (years) 47 (32-53)
SAPS II at admission 79 (62-90)
SOFA at admission 15 (10-17)
McCabe & Jackson comorbidity score 0 (0-1)
   < 2 12 (80)
   ≥ 2 3
Reason for ECMO  
   Venoarterial ECMO 11 (73.3)
Postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock 5
Cardiac transplantation 1
Infarction-related cardiogenic shock 3
Myocarditis 2
   Venovenous ECMO for ARDS 4 (26.7)
Pneumonia 3
Acute pancreatitis 1
Underlying disease  
   Preexisting heart disease 10 (66.7)
Ischemic cardiomyopathy 4
Nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy 2
Valvular cardiomyopathy 1
Hypertension-related cardiomyopathy 2
Congenital heart disease 1
   Diabetes mellitus 1 (6.7)
   Obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m-2) 3 (20)
30 < BMI < 35 2
35 < BMI < 40 1
BMI > 40 0
   Immunocompromised 2 (13)
HIV infected 1
Allogenic stem-cell transplantation 1
  1. Data are expressed as n (%) or median (IQR). ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; BMI, body mass index; ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; SAPS, simplified acute physiology score; SOFA, sequential organ-failure assessment.