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Table 2 Baseline demographics of ECMO patients undergoing active physical therapy in the MICU

From: Early mobilization of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a retrospective cohort study

  Total (n = 35) BTT (n = 19) BTR (n = 16)
Age (mean ± SD) 45.2 ± 18.7 43.4 ± 13.2 47.4 ± 23.9
Female (n, %) 20 (57) 11 (59) 9 (56)
Diagnosis (n, %)    
   CF 10 (29) 10 (53) 0
   ARDS 9 (26) NA 9 (56)
   ILD 6 (17) 6 (32) 0
   COPD 6 (17) 2 (11) 4 (25)
   PAH 4 (11) 1 (5) 3 (19)
APACHE II (mean ± SD) 24.3 ± 7.8 20.4 ± 5.8 28.8 ± 7.5
Pre-ECMO PaO2: FIO2 ratio in hypoxemic patients (mm Hg, mean ± SD) 58.3 ± 13.1 62.0 ± 12.2 55.0 ± 13.5
Pre-ECMO pH in hypercapnic patients (mean ± SD) 7.21 ± 0.13 7.24 ± 0.10 7.15 ± 0.17
Pre-ECMO PaCO2 in hypercapnic patients (mean ± SD) 96.3 ± 27.2 105.5 ± 27.9 81 ± 19.3
Venovenous ECMO via dual-lumen catheter (n, %) 23 (66) 14 (74) 9 (56)
Venoarterial ECMO via subclavian artery and internal jugular vein (n, %) 4 (11) 3 (16) 1 (6)
Femoral cannulation (n, %) 8 (23) 2 (11) 6 (38)
  1. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; BTR, bridge to recovery; BTT, bridge to transplant; CF, cystic fibrosis; COPD, chronic obstructive lung disease; ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; FIO2, fraction of inspired oxygen; ILD, interstitial lung disease; MICU, medical intensive care unit; NA, not applicable; PaCO2, arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide; PAH, pulmonary arterial hypertension; PaO2, arterial partial pressure of oxygen; SD, standard deviation.