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Table 3 Reported reasons for ending prone position sessions

From: Extended prone positioning duration for COVID-19-related ARDS: benefits and detriments

Reasons for turning back to supine All prone position sessions
(n = 227)
Planned 201 (89)
Death while in prone position 7 (3)
No response in terms of increase in the PaO2/FiO2 ratio 5 (2)
Indication for ECMO 5 (2)
Other 3 (1)
Cutaneous complications 2 (1)
Tracheal tube obstruction 2 (1)
Computed tomography 1 (0)
No reason reported 1 (0)
  1. Data are presented as No. (%)
  2. PaO2, partial pressure of dioxide in arterial blood; FiO2, fraction of inspired oxygen; ECMO, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  3. Bold formatting of p value indicates a statistically significant value