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Table 2 Outcome of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients without infected/colonised ECMO device, with ECMO device colonisation and ECMO device infection (at the time of ECMO removal)

From: Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation devices-related colonisations and infections

Number of ECMOa U-I/C ED ED-C ED-I p value
60 33 10
ICU LOS 25 (14–39) 24 (20–33) 30 (23–37) 0.614
ICU mortality 27 (45) 21 (63.6) 4 (40) 0.559
Day-90 mortality 28 (46.7) 22 (66.7) 4 (40) 0.622
In-hospital mortality 32 (53.3) 22 (66.7) 6 (60) 0.896
Days of MV 23 (12–37) 24 (18–32) 28 (23–30) 0.671
VFD day 28 0 (0–1) 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0) 0.385
VFD day 90 1 (0–60) 0 (0–35) 9 (0–52) 0.506
ECMOFD day 28 13 (0–21) 3 (0–18) 7 (0–14) 0.169
ECMOFD day 90 63 (0–83) 9 (0–78) 62 (0–76) 0.156
ECMO weaning 43 (71.7) 17 (51.5) 7 (70) 0.283
  1. Data are provided as no. (%) of ECMO or median value (interquartile range)
  2. ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ECMOFD ECMO-free day, ICU intensive care unit, LOS length of stay, MV mechanical ventilation, VFD ventilator-free day, U-I/C ED uninfected/uncolonised ECMO device, ED-C ECMO device colonisation, ED-I ECMO device infection
  3. aAmong the 99 patients, 4 underwent 2 ECMO during their ICU stay corresponding to 103 VV-ECMO