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Table 6 Factors and complications associated with hospital mortality for each type of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) (multivariate analysis).

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

Variables VA ECMO (n = 105)
Odds ratio (95% CI), P value
VV ECMO (n = 53)
Odds ratio (95% CI), P value
Hospital mortality   
Age 1.022 (0.983-1.063), 0.268 1.004 (0.947-1.073), 0791
APACHE II score 1.025 (0.963-1.092), 0.432 0.924 (0.793-1.076), 0.311
Plasma lactate day 0 1.114 (0.998-1.244), 0.053 -
Total of RBC units transfused 1.057 (1.016-1.102), 0.007 1.032 (0.959-1.109), 0.395
Peripheral VA ECMO 1.870 (0.610-5.729), 0.273 -
Number of platelets bags - 1.572 (1.125-2.197), 0.008
  1. VA ECMO, veno-arterial ECMO; VV ECMO, veno-venous ECMO; APACHE II, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation; RBC, red blood cell.