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Table 1 Diagnosis leading to ARDS and outcome

From: A new miniaturized system for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adult respiratory failure

  All Survival off ECMO Survival to Discharge
Total (No, %) 60 (100) 37 (62) 27 (45)
Pneumonia 25 16 14
Aspiration 11 6 3
Sepsis 15 7 3
Multiple Trauma 4 3 2
Other 5 5 5
  1. Other = two cases of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, one case each of fulminant Still's disease, near fatal asthma and combined pneumonia with pulmonary embolism