Skip to main content

Table 3 Survival of children post-HSCT admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)

From: The critically-ill pediatric hemato-oncology patient: epidemiology, management, and strategy of transfer to the pediatric intensive care unit

Author n Period of transplant PICU survival Survival ≥ 6 months after PICU discharge
Patients Admissions All Ventilated All Ventilated
Nichols [62] 39 39 1978–1988 44% 9% NA NA
Keenan [63]a 121 121 1984–1996 - 16% - 7%
Hayes [61] 39 44 1987–1997 27% 15% 20.5% 12%
Schneider [60] 28 28 1989–1998 50% 36% 21% 14%
Jacobe [18]b 40 57 1994–1998 56% 42% 27% 13%
Hagen [64]b 86 98 1990–1999 - 41% - 20%
Lamas [25] 44 49 1991–2000 37% 23% 13.6% NA
Diaz [22] 42 42 1993–2001 31% 21% 17% NA
Leung Cheuk [19]b 19 24 1992 V2002 54% 15% 16% NA
Tomaske [23] 23 26 1998–2001 42% 15% 26% NA
Gonzalez-Vicent [21] 36 36 1998–2002 47% ND 44% NA
Kache [6]        
All 81 NA 1992–2004 NA NA NA NA
1992–1999 48 NA 1992–1999 NA NA 6% NA
2000–2004 33 NA 2000–2004 64% 59% NA NA
Van Gestel [7]* 35 38 1999–2007 - 58% - 51%
Benoît [8] 19 19 2002–2004 68% 50% NA NA
  1. NA = not available.
  2. aExclusion of patients ventilated < 24 h; bincludes postoperative patients (Jacobe: 2; Hagen: 5; Leung Cheuk: 4; Van Gestel: 1).