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Table 1 Demographics, disease process and outcome of patients

From: Prone positioning does not affect cannula function during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or continuous renal replacement therapy

Patient Age (years) Sex Primary disease Therapy Number of turns on therapy Cannula location Cannula complication Outcome
1 26 Male Inhalation injury, burn ECMO 4 RIJ, RFem None Alive
2 34 Male Pulmonary contusion, polytrauma ECMO 6 RIJ, RFem, LFem None Dead
3 21 Female Viral pneumonia ECMO 10 RIJ, RFem, LFem None Dead
4 47 Male Esophagectomy, anastomotic leak CVVH 10 RIJ × 2, RFem × 2 Both cannulae changed, poor flow supine and prone Dead
5 37 Male Abdominal gunshot CVVH 12 LFem None Alive
6 23 Male Abdominal gunshot ECMO 8 RIJ, RFem × 2 None Alive
     CVVH 2    
7 59 Male Viral pneumonia ECMO 16 RIJ, RFem RIJ low flow supine, cannula repositioned Dead
  1. CVVH, continuous venovenous hemofiltration; ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; RIJ, right internal jugular vein; RFem, right femoral vein; LFem, left femoral vein.