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Table 5 Outcomes for veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ( VA ECMO) and veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ( VV ECMO).

From: Factors associated with outcomes of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: a 5-year cohort study

Variables VA ECMO
(n = 105)
VV ECMO
(n = 53)
P value for VV versus VA ECMO
Primary outcomes    
   -Hospital mortality 39 (37.1%) 20 (37.7%) 0.863
   -Successful weaning 78 (74.3%) 37 (69.8%) 0.896
Secondary outcomes    
   -ICU mortality 36 (34.3%) 18 (33.9%) 1
   -ICU LOS after ECMO (days) 12 (4-20) 8 (0-15) 0.0373
   -Hospital LOS after ECMO (days) 27 (12-48) 13 (0-33) 0.0063
   -% of survivors transferred at home 37/67 (56%) 15/33 (45%) 0.40
  1. Data presented as n (%) categorical variables and median (interquartile range) for non-parametric variables. ICU, intensive care unit; LOS, length of stay.